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Scottish Rocks and Fossils (Scothe Books-Children"s Activity Book Series)

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Published by National Museums of Scotland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Geology & Earth sciences,
  • Physical geography,
  • Scotland,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10032691M
    ISBN 100114952736
    ISBN 109780114952730


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Scottish Rocks and Fossils (Scothe Books-Children"s Activity Book Series) by Alan McKirdy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rocks and Fossils is a beautifully illustrated book that brings life to the seemingly timeless landscape. It explains geological concepts in relevant and familiar terms. It explains geological concepts in relevant and familiar terms/5(21). Part of the award-winning “Scotties” series of activity books, “Scottish Rocks and Fossils” tells the story of how Scotland’s landscape has changed over the last three billion years.

Did you know that disappearing oceans, colliding continents and erupting volcanoes were some of the events which helped to shape the countryside we see today. A good basic reference book with general outline of types and make up of rocks and fossils.

Being new to geology i found it easy to read and understand, good for reference both visual and description. Good too to expand a little and encourage further knowledge.

Wouldn't suit the more informed geologist but hit the right spot for me/5(11). Part of the award-winning "Scotties" series of activity books, "Scottish Rocks and Fossils" tells the story of how Scotland's landscape has changed over the last three billion years.

Did you know that disappearing oceans, colliding continents and erupting volcanoes were some of the events which helped to shape the countryside we see today?Book Edition: 2nd Revised Edition.

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See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 9. Perfect for budding geologists ages 6–9, this colorful reference book delves into more than different types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, crystals, and fossils, explaining what each one is, how it’s formed, and how it’s been utilized throughout history/5().

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The examples included in this book are chosen both from public museums and from private collections, brought together in a celebration of Scottish of the specimens illustrated.

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