Jump into Science Rocks and Minerals by Steve Tomecek


Jump into Science Rocks and Minerals by Steve Tomecek

This is a fact-filled, illustrated introduction to the rocks and minerals that enrich our lives. What many kids enjoy learning is that rocks and minerals are in daily use in their lives in many ways, from talcum powder to silver jewelry - it all comes from inside this great big rock we live on. A science activity is included.

About the Author

Author Steve Tomecek is a former schoolteacher, now writing science books for children full time. He has a full schedule of school visits throughout the year, and in between attends conferences where he actively promotes all of his books. Steve is the author of four other books in the Jump Into Science series: DIRT, MOON, STARS, and SUN. He lives with his family in Bellrose, NY.

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32 pages


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Publication date

25th November 2010



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