This fun book illustrates and discusses 15 varieties of rocks and minerals (such as basalt, slate, limestone, marble), 5 kinds of fossils (such as clams, wood, plants), and 7 kinds of arrowheads and artifacts (such as gunflints, knives, axes).
The chapters include information to help kids find these specimens on a nature walk. The text explains what it looks like, where to find it, and what it is used for. Detailed and true-to-life illustrations help kids identify them. Includes activities and scrapbook pages for notes.
This is a perfect book for children ages 7 to 10.
Rockhounding Montana, 2nd Edition covers popular and commercial areas as well as many little known sites on public land. The book gives directions, includes a glossary, maps, and directories to museums, rock shops, and rock clubs. With this book, the beginner finds a complete introduction to this fascinating hobby, and the expert discovers an excellent sourcebook. Don't forget to bring this book along on your next geological journey!
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