Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Rocks and Minerals

Rock & Mineral
Rock & Mineral (DVD - 2006 ) DVD j 549 ROCK All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 4 copies

Annotation:Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself.

Extreme Rocks & Minerals!
Extreme Rocks & Minerals! Q & A (Book - 2007 ) j 552.1 E96 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn fun facts about rocks and minerals.

National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids Everything Rocks & Minerals By Tomecek, Steve (Book - 2011 ) j 552 T6567n 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Targeted to rock-crazy kids, this bold book is more energetic, more visually exciting, and more fun than anything else on the market--and with more information, too!

How Does A Bone Become A Fossil?
How Does A Bone Become A Fossil? By Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2010 ) j 560 S8513h 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:The "How does it happen" series explores the causes and effects that shape our world and demonstrates how both natural and man-made phenomena occur.

Rocks Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough By Rosinsky, Natalie M. (Book - 2003 ) j 552 R821r 2003 Beginning Facts Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:A very basic explanation of the different types of rocks and how they are formed.

Collecting Fossils
Collecting Fossils Hold Prehistory in the Palm of your Hand By Parker, Steve (Book - 1997 ) 560.75 P243c 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents information on how and where to find fossils, the preparation and tools needed for collecting them, and how to identify the various kinds: plant, invertebrate, and vertebrate.

Rockfinders Hunt for Rocks, Minerals and Fossils! (DVD - 2003? ) DVD j 552 ROCKFINDE All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Kids will gain a basic knowledge of the properties of rocks, tips on where to hunt for rocks.

Cool Rocks
Cool Rocks Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections! By Kompelien, Tracy (Book - 2007 ) j 552 K81c 2007 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Everything the reader needs to know about finding, identifying, and collecting rocks and minerals. Even how to break a geode!

Rock and Mineral
Rock and Mineral By Farndon, John (Book - 2005 ) j 552 F235r 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:An Illustrated guide to the history and uses of rocks and minerals.

Rocks, Fossils, and Arrowheads
Rocks, Fossils, and Arrowheads By Evert, Laura (Book - 2002 ) j 552 E93r 2002 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:This guide introduces children ages 6-12 to the world of geology. Discusses fifteen common rocks and minerals, five fossils and seven different arrowheads and artifacts.

Explore Rocks and Minerals!
Explore Rocks and Minerals! By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2010 ) j 551 B87758e 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Highlighting the mysteries beneath the earth's surface, this is the ideal kids' companion to the fascinating subject of geology.

A Rock Is Lively
A Rock Is Lively By Aston, Dianna Hutts (Book - 2012 ) j 552 A856r 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:A beautifully illustrated introduction to rocks and minerals, describing how they are created, what they can be used for, and their different forms and types


Books and videos to help you study rocks and minerals. How are they formed? What happens to them over time? Where do fossils come from?

K-12 Study Guide

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