The Geology Book (Scratch & Dent)

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Overview

Rocks firmly anchored to the ground and rocks floating through space fascinate us. Jewelry, houses, and roads are just some of the ways we use what has been made from geologic processes to advance civilization. Whether scrambling over a rocky beach, or gazing at spectacular meteor showers, we can't get enough of geology!

This copy of the book is slightly worn

SKU PROMO-M281-7
Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 1.30
Title Geology Book, The
Series Wonders of Creation
ISBN 13 9780890512814
Contributors Dr. John Morris
Binding Hardback
Page Count 80
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 8 1/2 x 11 x 1/2

Rocks firmly anchored to the ground and rocks floating through space fascinate us. Jewelry, houses, and roads are just some of the ways we use what has been made from geologic processes to advance civilization. Whether scrambling over a rocky beach, or gazing at spectacular meteor showers, we can't get enough of geology!

The Geology Book will teach you:

  • What really carved the Grand Canyon.
  • How thick the Earth's crust is.
  • The varied features of the Earth's surface - from plains to peaks.
  • How sedimentary deposition occurs through water, wind, and ice.
  • Effects of erosion.
  • Ways in which sediments become sedimentary rock.
  • Fossilization and the age of the dinosaurs.
  • The powerful effects of volcanic activity.
  • Continental drift theory.
  • Radioisotope and carbon dating.
  • Geologic processes of the past.

Our planet is a most suitable home. Its practical benefits are also enhanced by the sheer beauty of rolling hills, solitary plains, churning seas and rivers, and majestic mountains - all set in place by processes that are relevant to today's entire population of this spinning rock we call home.

If your kids love rocks they will enjoy this book
Review by
We love the Wonders of Creation series. They are easy to read and understand. The photographs and quality are just beautiful as always. Very engaging and great for unit studies.

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