ERIC Number: ED280713
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Young Scientists Explore Rocks & Minerals. Book 11--Intermediate Level. A Good Apple Activity Book.
Designed to develop creativity in young learners, this book contains interdisciplinary activities which focus on the theme of rocks and minerals. Activity pages are provided that can serve as front and back covers of a student booklet and the suggested activities can be duplicated for insertion between the covers resulting in a booklet for each student. A teacher/parent guide is included and supplies background information, activity descriptions, materials needed, and possible answers for the activities. A variety of exercises are provided on such topics as: (1) materials made of rocks and minerals; (2) planets; (3) moon; (4) earth's core; (5) plate tectonics; (6) earthquakes and volcanoes; (7) famous geological features; (8) crystals; (9) types of rocks; (10) hardness scale; and (11) careers in geology. (ML)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Geology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Minerals, Natural Resources, Outdoor Activities, Physical Environment, Science Activities, Science Careers, Science Education, Science Instruction
Good Apple, Inc., P.O. Box 299, Carthage, IL 62321-0299 ($3.95 GA689; $47.40 for set of 12 titles GA1105).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
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