Earth Materials and Processes

Grade Levels: 6-12

Earth Materials and Processes, as a part of the Glencoe Science 15-Book Series, provides students with accurate and comprehensive coverage of minerals and rocks, along with the dynamic nature of plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes. The strong content coverage integrates a wide range of hands-on experiences, critical-thinking opportunities, and real-world applications. The modular approach allows you to mix and match books to meet your curricula.

Earth Materials and Processes


  • Help students “read to learn” with Glencoe Science’s comprehensive reading strand. From in-text features to ancillary components, every student’s reading needs are met.
  • Expand your formative and summative assessment tools. From the beginning of the chapter to the final exam, ongoing assessment gives you the tools to make sure students understand the concepts.
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  • Chapter 1: Minerals
  • Chapter 2: Rocks
  • Chapter 3: Earth's Energy and Mineral Resources
  • Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics
  • Chapter 5: Earthquakes
  • Chapter 6: Volcanos