Topics : Primary School Rocks & Soils Books

Our rocks and minerals books for kids look at how important they are and will come in useful during primary school lessons.

  • NGRM 7 years +

    National Geographic Explorer Guide: Rocks and Minerals (Paperback)

    National Geographic Kids

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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a rock detective with this ultimate explorer guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide is perfect for getting children outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet.

    It contains the most common rocks and minerals in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on day trips or camping holidays.
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    PAHG 9 years +

    Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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  • APONJ 7 years +

    Rocks and Fossils (Paperback)

    Struan Reid

    This is a new edition of the popular title in the "Naturetrail" series, opening young readers' eyes to the world around them. Clear text, illustrations and photographs explain how rocks, minerals and fossils are actually formed, what they can tell us about the history of the earth and its future, and where you can see and find them. Fantastic facts boxes and short experiments enhance understanding. The end section contains a field spotter's guide listing the main rocks, minerals and fossils to be seen, followed by collecting tips and advice.
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  • APNMR

    Rocks and Minerals (Paperback)

    Alan R. Woolley (Department of

    Usborne Spotters Guides are perfect companions for enthusiasts of the natural world. Each title includes detailed full-colour illustrations, plus short descriptions and essential details. Internet links to recommended websites to find out more about each subject. A classic Usborne series reissued using the latest reproduction technology for accuracy of colour and detail. Perfect for both children and adults and incredible value for money.
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  • AKPWD

    Rocks & Minerals (Hardback)

    Jack Challoner

    This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock collection. Every second of every day, deep inside the Earth vast rocks, precious metals and beautiful crystals are being formed. This book explains exactly what rocks and minerals are, how they have affected the landscape, why they come in such an array of varieties, and how you can recognize them. It also looks at how they are mined for everyday use - from copper pipes and kitchen foil to exquisite jewels. This is a book that will interest all those who cannot resist picking up pebbles and stones, whether independent readers, families or school groups.
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  • AEPGK

    Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals (Paperback)

    Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides. From malachite to meteorites, leaf through "Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals", a beautiful guide profiling the world's specimens. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, "Rocks and Minerals" is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the rocks and minerals featured. Expertly written and including examples from across the globe, these guides will give you knowledge of the natural world at your fingertips. With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying minerals and clear sections on each type of rock and mineral, "Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals" is the ideal identification guide.
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  • AJLEN 7 years +

    Exploring Science: Planet Earth Continents * Oceans * Climate * Geology (Hardback)

    John Farndon

    This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures. It is packed with facts on the birth of our planet and the forces that shape the land. You can discover how and why the Earth is unique, how life-support systems such as the atmosphere, water - and just the right amount of energy from the Sun - make our environment so rich and varied. Fun, exciting experiments explain the science: erode a sugar mountain, and simulate geological folds using clay. With the help of vivid diagrams, landscape and close-up photographs, the authoritative text reveals and explains the marvels and mysteries of our world. It is a book to capture the interest of independent readers, or for families or school groups to explore together. How was the Earth formed? When did living things first appear upon its surface? Why is the climate changing? This book traces the story of our world, from the Big Bang and the earliest stirrings of life to the impact of humankind. Page by page, the author investigates the different elements that make up the Earth. He explains the planet's fiery creation and its place in the Universe, and probes ocean depths as remarkable and as varied as the continents above them. Practical experiments and projects reinforce the learning experience.
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