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Eyewitness Explorer: Rock and Fossil Hunter: Explore Nature with Loads of Fun Activities (Eyewitness Explorers) (Paperback)

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Become a rockstar with your own collection of gems, fossils, and rocks. Explore the incredible world of rocks with this amazing activity book for children.

From creating your own volcano to growing gemstones at home, Rock and Fossil Hunter is filled with fun activities for curious young minds. With more than 30 projects, this book is ideal to keep children busy. Test the hardness of different rocks, make paint from minerals, discover the minerals in everyday objects around you and conduct acid tests on some of them, and even explore extraordinary minerals that glow under special lights.

Each activity is accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow and a special symbol indicates which activities require adult supervision. Find out how fossils are made and learn how to not only spot them in nature but make fake fossil bones at home. 

Get building, testing, and learning with this fantastic book made for curious kids.

About the Author

Ben Morgan is a freelance editor and writer who has contributed to more than 50 books and magazines on science and natural history. After graduating in biology from the University of Oxford, he became an assistant editor of the Royal Society's Science and Public Affairs magazine before entering into freelance work. He works regularly on the BBC's flagship natural history titles and was a senior editor with the team that produced the DK Guide to Space and the DK Guide to Weather, which both won the Junior Science Book Prize in their respective years. He is also the author of the DK Revealed title Human Body.Douglas Palmer is a science author who has written several books on earth science and was a major contributor to DK's Earth. He spent more than 20 years as a geology lecturer at the University of Dublin, and his research has taken him as far as China. He still lectures for the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465430151
ISBN-10: 1465430156
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: January 19th, 2015
Pages: 72
Language: English
Series: Eyewitness Explorers