Watersheds are areas of land form which all of the water drains into the same body of water. These watersheds are separated by divides. Reading Essentials in Science.
The natural forces of planet Earth have been responsible for some of the world's greatest devastation, such as the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan in 2011 and the Indian Ocean in 2004. Thirteen kinds of disasters are featured in this amazing book, showing the process and science of each disaster from the action that triggered it to its dire consequences. Included: volcanoes earthquakes tsunamis avalanches landslides mudslides
The Earth moves. The ground moves. Air and water move. All of this movement brings change to the Earth and its inhabitants. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at erosion. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.
Explains the five main types of mountains--fold, fault-block, dome, volcanic, and plateau--and describes how they provide valuable resources for people, farming, mining, and tourism. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the mountain biome. Reading Essentials in Science.