Discover National Monuments by
  

Discover National Monuments

Written by
Illustrated by

RRP £16.00

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Discover National Monuments by

Fascinating facts about Americas most popular natural landmarks provide the backbone for this fun-filled collection of activities that replicate the organic processes that formed them. Interspersed with history, factoids, and sidebars, this engaging reference explores scientific concepts, such as the formation of coral reefs and the cause of volcanic eruptions. Each monumentfrom the Lava Beds to the Petrified Forestis showcased in a graphic multipage spread and is followed by hands-on experiments, allowing children to make their own stalactites and discover how a river can erode rock into a canyon. Expressing true appreciation for the United States' natural wonders, this comprehensive guide clearly illustrates their formation, from glittering caves to giant trees.

Reviews

With an inviting, browsable design and a chatty style, this large-sized volume in the Discover Your World series covers 15 national monuments and parks in the U.S. that celebrate and protect natural phenomena ... The science will excite readers, with detailed explanations of tectonic plates, radiometric dating, and dendrochronology. Booklist A 15-chapter activity book for ages 8 and up. It covers a combination of 14 National Parks and Monuments ... The pages are colorful and full of graphics in addition to the text ... There are plenty of excellent descriptions of specific terminology related to volcanoes, caves, and fossils ... Reading the book and doing the activities would definitely enhance your experience. Schoolhouse Magazine

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Electronic book text
96 pages

Author


More books by

Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st March 2009

ISBN

9781619301139


I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools