Juvenile Nonfiction

Investigating Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils

Author: Michael Anderson

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 88

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Discusses the different types of rocks and minerals found on the Earth and how they are formed, describes how fossils are formed, and explains how each can be used to discover more about Earth's geological past.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Geochronology, Dating, and Precambrian Time

Author: John P. Rafferty Associate Editor, Earth Sciences

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 248

View: 347

Examines the mysteries of the Precambrian period by considering available geologic evidence while exploring the geochronology from early recognition of sequential layering in rocks to mass spectrometry.

World Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures

Author: Dougal Dixon



Category: Reference

Page: 512

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Provides comprehensive capsule profiles of every important dinosaur find from the past two centuries, in a lavishly illustrated compendium that includes coverage of dinosaur eras, habitats, and life cycles. Original.

Encyclopedia of Oregon

Author: Nancy Capace

Publisher: Somerset Publishers, Inc.


Category: History

Page: 443

View: 684

A reference guide to Oregon that includes information about the state's history, geography, politics, state services, historic landmarks, and constitution.

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set

Author: Bernard Wood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Science

Page: 1264

View: 693

This comprehensive A to Z encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of important scientific terms related to improving our understanding of how we evolved. Specifically, the 5,000 entries in this two-volume set cover evidence and methods used to investigate the relationships among the living great apes, evidence about what makes the behavior of modern humans distinctive, and evidence about the evolutionary history of that distinctiveness, as well as information about modern methods used to trace the recent evolutionary history of modern human populations. This text provides a resource for everyone studying the emergence of Homo sapiens. Visit the companion site www.woodhumanevolution.com to browse additional references and updates from this comprehensive encyclopedia.