John P. Rafferty ... 276 pages - Publisher: Rosen Education Service; (August 15, 2011)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 1615304924 - ISBN-13: 978-1615304929

Discusses rocks and the study of rock, including the different types, how they are formed, where they can be found on Earth, and how they are studied to learn more about the geological history of the Earth.

338 pages - Publisher: Rosen Education Service; (August 15, 2011)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 1615304894 - ISBN-13: 978-1615304899

If rock can be thought of as the foundation upon which all life on Earth stands, minerals are the foundation upon which rocks are built. Essentially, minerals are the most simple chemical compounds that make up rocks. This book is designed to take the reader on a tour of the various mineral groups, the unique characteristics that set one mineral apart from another, the features different groups of minerals share, and the roles minerals play in the rocks themselves.

273 pages - Publisher: Rosen Education Service; (August 15, 2011)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 161530486X - ISBN-13: 978-1615304868

Introduces landforms, discussing the basic concepts of landforms theory and covering such landforms as mountains, plateaus, valleys, coastal structures, glaciers, and meteorite craters.

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