Earth Books


365 Super Science Experiments With Everyday Materials

By Judie Breckenridge, Muriel Mandell, Anthony D. Fredericks, and Louis V. Loesching
How does heat change a solid to a liquid? What makes an echo? Can water flow upwards? Uncover these answers and put the world at your fingertips every day of the year with these hands-on science activities.
Sterling Publishing Company, New York, 2001 (ISBN 0-8069-7591-1)

The Amateur Geologist: Explorations and Investigations

By Raymond Wiggers
Here you will find a great resource for field equipment, rock and fossil types, and even a short guide to outstanding geologic sites throughout the United States.
Franklin Watts, New York, 1993 (ISBN 0-531-11112-1)

Donít Know Much About the Solar System

By Kenneth C. Davis
Chock-full of facts, questions, and answers about the Sun, gravity, planets, astronauts, space exploration, asteroids, the Moon, and so much more.
HarperCollins, New York, 2001 (ISBN 0-06-028613-X)

The Golden Book of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Powerful Storms

By Laurence Pringle
An informative introduction to the amazing powers of nature. Learn about volcanoes, tidal waves, tornadoes, and many other powerful forces unleashed by nature.
Western Publishing Company, Wisconsin, 1992 (ISBN 0-307-65952-6)

How the Earth Works

By John Farndon
Packed with hundreds of practical experiments that let you discover for yourself how the Earth works. Create your own "home laboratory" with everyday materials from the home and garden.
Reader's Digest, New York, 1992 (ISBN 0-89577-411-9)

The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth

By Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen
Join Ms. Frizzle and all the kids as they explore mines and volcanoes, and find out how much fun it is to learn all about rocks, earthquakes, and the deepest mysteries of the Earth.
Scholastic, New York, 1987 (ISBN 0-590-40760-0)

Restless Earth: A Beginner's Guide to Plate Tectonics

By Sue Bowler
Take a journey through the geophysical Earth, and discover why our planet is anything but peaceful. Plate tectonics, volcanoes, and many other phenomena are explored.
DK Publishing, New York, 2002 (ISBN 0-7894-8924-4)

Rocks and Minerals: Reader's Digest Pathfinders Series

By Tracy Staedter and Cathy Campbell
Learn about our rocky planet and find out how to collect rocks and minerals through interesting stories, fun hands-on projects, and cool facts and word builders.
Reader's Digest, New York, 2003 (ISBN: 0-7944-0372-7)

The Weather Atlas

By Keith Lye
Reveals the facts behind snow flurries and the reason for the rain. The weather report on the news will never be the same with the Weather Atlas answering your questions about all things weather.
Running Press Book Publishers, Philadelphia, 2001 (ISBN 0-7624-0959-2)