How Rocks Became Jim Magnuson’s Passion

Jim Magnuson, author of Rockhounding & Prospecting – Upper Midwest, tells us about his fascination with the natural world and how rocks became his passion. Hunting for Greenstone on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan I grew up in a heavily wooded rural setting in northern Illinois...

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Fossils Tell a Story of Old

Dan R. Lynch, the author of Fossils for Kids, explains the basics of fossils and how they tell us about animals and plants that are long extinct.  The world is full of amazing plants and animals today, but before any humans were born, Earth was once home...

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