Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2008. Canada Close Up: Canadian Rocks and Minerals. Scholastic Canada Ltd ISBN 9780545999342 Paperback 48 Pages . 1" x . 1" Ages 7 to 9. Cool facts for aspiring rock-hounds! Canada is a vast country with a diverse geography, which makes it a fantastic place to discover rocks and minerals. This book is crammed with cool and interesting facts perfect for the aspiring rock collector . Do you know which Canadian Universities have minerals named after them? Or that montroyalite was named after Mont Royal, Quebec? Extras
Lots of solid facts are illustrated with beautiful photographs. A good science reference book for kids. Library descriptions. Discusses rocks and minerals with a focus on the ones that can be found in Canada.
Canada Close Up). Joanne Richter. Toronto, ON: Scholastic Canada, 2007. ISBN 978-0-545-99934-2. Subject Headings: e literature. It begins with a simple explanation of how rocks have formed through Earth’s history, of how they are composed of one or more minerals, and it identifies the main types. Readers will learn about the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock with examples of each to help them identify their discoveries. A chapter is devoted to showing where in Canada the various types of rock are found and mined.
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Why Canada is awesome? The country has a great reputation, world class educational system, better health care, happy people and incredible natural environment. Canada is home to many natural wonders such Rocky Mountains, Niagara Falls, Bay of Fundi and Arctic tundra. The followings are 10 breathtaking natural wonders of Canada. 10 Dinosaur Provincial National Park, Alberta. At the end of the last glacial period a huge thick sheet of glacial ice eroded the rocks. The meltwater carved the Red Deer River valley. From the sedimentary rocks the dinosaur fossils are also got exposed at that time. Centuries later in 1880s hundreds of high quality dinosaur fossils have been discovered from the valleys of the Red Deer River valley. Today the site is a popular national park and a world heritage site of Canada.
Rocks and Minerals (A True Book). Recommended ages: Grades 3-5. This book provides basic information about rocks and minerals, the three types of rocks, the rock cycle, and common uses for rocks throughout history. These books help students begin to visualize the rock cycle, a difficult topic that is covered in more detail in the middle school years. How do fossils of shells end up in the mountains? The movement of the earth’s tectonic plates puts the rock cycle in motion. Different mountains are formed in different ways: Some are created when plates smash into each other (like the Himalayas); some are formed by volcanoes where magma seeps up to the surface to make underwater ridges. Diagrams show each type of mountain.
Compiled From the Records of the Geological Survey of Canada For the Period 1846-1955. by Geological Survey of Canada. Published 1965 by . in .
Discover ten significant Canadian authors who have helped to prove Canada’s literary strength on an international scale, whilst creating powerful and profound works which express their own perspective on life. Her highly regarded literary debut, Trampoline (1995) is a bleak depiction of the upbringing of four adolescents growing up on the Haisla Nation Kitamaat reserve. Divided into four parts, each section is dedicated to the perspective of one youth, as they navigate the shaky and often oppressive terrain of their own home.