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Have you ever wondered about those rocks under your feet? How old they might be? How they got their color and texture? Could they contain some unknown mineral or fossil treasure? Rocks, Fossils and Formations: Discoveries Through Time
is an introduction to geoscience, which uses clues in rocks and the landscape to tell the story of the Earth. It's a story so old and so fascinating that it's almost hard to believe - except that the evidence can be seen all around us
Come on a 4.6-billion-year-long time travel adventure to explore rocks, minerals and fossils, meet ancient plants and animals, and discover how the continent of Australia was created
Reading level varies from child to child, but we recommend this book for ages 9 to 14. Features:
- Explores the geological history of the Earth with a focus on Australian rocks and fossils.
- Explains key geological concepts using examples from the Australian landscape.
- Illustrates the amazing creatures that were alive (based on fossil evidence) at various eras in history.
- Helps children understand the Earth and the evolution of life through geological time: concepts such as the age of the Earth, the rock cycle, volcanoes, plate tectonics, the formation of precious metals and gems.