This book explains how geologic time is the timeline of Earth's evolution. Scientists use sedimentary rock layers, fossils, relative dating, and absolute dating to piece together the history of life on the planet. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book contains photographs, diagrams, and text describing the various types of shorelines, including sandy and rocky shores, barrier islands, and coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.
All life depends on the layers of gases that surround the Earth. This book explains the importance of the atmosphere for life on Earth, discussing the gases that make up the air, water vapor in the atmosphere, air pressure and movement, the layers of the atmosphere, and global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses how Earth is made of rocks and minerals. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses the beauty, formation, and history of sedimentary rocks. These rocks cover 75 percent of Earth's surface. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book explains what watersheds are, their role in the water cycle, and where the world's major watersheds are located, and describes the characteristics of divides, which are the geographical separations between watersheds. Reading Essentials in Science.