Sometimes a simple concept can have comprehensive value in a primary classroom. Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough illustrates such an idea. This well-written book can help primary students learn to classify and observe. This basic introduction to rocks --NSTA Recommends
Simple text and cartoon-like illustrations provide information about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. --Science & Children
Explains the different types of rocks and where they are located, as well as what scientists can learn from studying rocks. Activities and an identification chart are included. http://www.teachingkidsbooks.com/ --Teaching with Kids' Books
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Natalie M. Rosinsky is the award-winning author of more than 90 publications. She writes about history, social studies, economics, popular culture, and science. Natalie earned graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been a high school teacher and college professor as well as a corporate trainer. She lives and writes in Mankato, Minnesota.