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From the Thinking About Science Series
Our Ever-Changing Earth is an informative, fun-filled unit about geology. The book explores the structure and composition of our planet Earth; rocks and minerals; mountain building; weathering, erosion, and sedimentation; plate tectonics; and the oceans. It also deals with earthquakes, volcanoes, and other geological phenomena.
Students are presented with opportunities to practice crucial critical- and creative-thinking skills. A variety of types of activities are included: creative writing, research, analyzing, evaluating, and more. A fun What’s the Question? game is provided to reinforce the concepts learned in the unit. In addition, a crossword puzzle is included. The puzzle may be used to evaluate knowledge or just for fun!
Other books in the Thinking About Science Series include The Human Body, Ecology, and Our Solar System.