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Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Rock Stories On-Grade Reader, English

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Grade 4. 2018. 44 pages. Lexile range: 730-930L. Rock Stories reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module What Is Our Evidence that We Live on a Changing Earth?

Topics include:

  • Earth's Extremes: Exploring Earth's most extreme environments and events
  • Disaster Zones: Hazards of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes
  • Earthquake Engineering: Characteristics of earthquake-resistant structures
  • Crumble and Tumble: Changes in the natural world caused by weathering and erosion
  • Changes in the City: Examples of changing Earth in urban environments
  • Clues to the Past: How we know Earth's landscape was different in the past
  • Discovering the Burgess Shale: Charles D. Walcott's discovery of unique fossils

The reader connects student literacy to science in the real world. Soft cover.


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