Hands-On Science Series- Earth Science Earth Science comes alive in your classroom with these hands-on activity books. Scientific inquiry, observation and critical thinking skills are taught while students learn the fundamentals of Earth science. Student activity pages are reproducible for the entire class, and include insightful background information and follow-up questions. Teacher pages provide procedure tips, materials list, and grading assessment suggestions. All books conform to National Science Education Standards. Rocks and Minerals Enhance your students' understanding of geology with 17 different activities. Students investigate crystal structure, rock formation, mineral identification, mineral hardness, density, weathering and erosion, geologic history, fossils, and soil nutrients and seed growth. 2000, 95 pages, soft cover.