Unit C: The Solid Earth

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Famous Rocks
Summary: This book describes famous rocks, both natural and human-made.

On Level

Windmills
Summary: Windmills are a good energy source, from grain-grinding to modern wind farms.

Challenge

Flash Flood!
Summary: A family on a camping trip comes prepared for a flash flood.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 8

Erosion
Explore how water, wind, glaciers, and other forces shape Earth's surface.
Rocks
This book describes the formation and features of igneous rock, metamorphic rock, and sedimentary rock.
Volcano and Earthquake
Exciting photos enhance this volcano guide.

CHAPTER 9

Soil
Read about soil's uses and how to protect this important natural resource.
Conservation and Natural Resources
Explore Earth's natural resources and ways to use them wisely.
Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share
This parable raises awareness about the consequences of overusing natural resources.