Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-109).
The quest begins -- X marks the spot : pirates and buried treasure -- Gold fever : panning for gold -- One person's trash is another person's treasure : metal detecting -- Hide and seek : geocaching and letterboxing -- Walking on time : hunting for rocks and minerals -- Found treasures : sea glass, fossils, meteorites, and more.
Treasure hunting is a fun family activity that encourages kids to get outside and discover the world around them. With this book young explorers can learn about geocaching, how to pan for gold, use metal detectors to find buried treasure, and search for arrowheads and gemstones. Wonderful bits of pirate lore, rock and mineral facts, and some fun pirate and treasure-hunting craft activities are also included.