Minerals: From Apatite to Zinc (Exploring Science: Earth Science)

 
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Describes the elements, classes, and properties of minerals including color, streak, luster, hardness, and cleavage. Also explains minerals found in rocks such as feldspar, quartz and calcite.

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PWB Biography Darlene R. Stille is a science writer and author of more than 80 books for young people. When she was in high school, she fell in love with science. While attending the University of Illinois, she discovered that she also loved writing. She was fortunate enough to find a career as an editor and writer that allowed her to combine both of her interests. Darlene lives and writes in Michigan. CPB Biography Darlene R. Stille is a science writer and author of more than 80 books for young people. When she was in high school, she fell in love with science. While attending the University of Illinois, she discovered that she also loved writing. She was fortunate enough to find a career as an editor and writer that allowed her to combine both of her interests. Darlene Stille now lives and writes in Michigan. Darlene R. Stille is the award-winning author of more than 80 books for young people, including collections of biographies. She grew up in Chicago and attended the University of Illinois, where she discovered her love of writing. She now lives and writes in Michigan.

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Darlene R. Stille's series includes a hard-cover, four-book set: Erosion, Minerals, Natural Resources, and Soil. Each 48-page book open with information on how the topic affects people, an approach that would help interest the reader from the start. The --Science Books & Films

This set of books has clear text that explains the scientific topic while discussing the social and historical significance of each. Using recent research, these books show scientists at work in their fields and answer the questions posed by every curious --Science Books & Films ""Science Series for Every Library

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ISBN 10:  0756511011 ISBN 13:  9780756511012
Publisher: Compass Point Books, 2005
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