Rocks and soil are indeed a part of everyday life and an important component of a complete science curriculum. Use the lessons in this chapter to introduce students to rocks and soils in their local area and beyond. The lessons in this chapter are Exploring Local Rocks, Characteristics of Rocks, Making a Rock Collection, How Humans Use Rocks, Characteristics of Soils, Soils From Here and There, Earth’s Changing Surface, Erosion, and Barrier Islands. This sample chapter also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Correlation to National Science Education Standards, Safety Notes, and Index.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 2/13/2012Stock # PB314X_4

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