Human negligence, engineering miscalculation, mechanical failure - human activity has been responsible for some of the gravest harm to people and the world. Thirteen famous disasters are featured is this fascinating book. Each one became well-known for the unique scientific process that led to the destruction, as well as for the structural changes and safety measures proposed in its aftermath. Topics include the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, the sinking of the Titanic, the Russian submarine Kursk explosion, the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge collapse, the Hindenburg airship explosion, and the Twin Towers collapse.
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. Topics include volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, avalanches, landslides, and mudslides.
From oil spills to water shortages, the world's natural habitats seem to be constantly under assault from both natural and human activity. Thirteen kinds of disasters are featured in this informative book, showing the process and science of the disaster from the action that triggered it to its dire consequences. Topics include global warming, ocean blooms, desertification, deforestation, over fishing, and waste pollution.
Extreme weather has increasingly played a destructive role on planet Earth. Thirteen kinds of disasters are featured in this amazing book, showing the process and science of each weather-related disaster from the conditions that triggered it to its dire consequences. Topics include hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, and droughts. superstorms
Egyptian Maus have retained enchanting traits from their ancient ancestors. They are the only breed with natural spots, can run up to 30 miles per hour, and live to protect their territoryespecially their one favorite person! Dash into the lives of Egyptian Maus in this title for beginning readers.
Devon Rexes are the ultimate cat companions. They will eat what you eat and go where you go! Devons like to perch on the shoulders of their owners and use their large ears and eyes to keep track of everyone in the house. Learn more about this curly-haired cat breed in this title for young learners!
With the largest gene pool of any of the cat breeds, Orientals come in more than 300 different combinations of colors and coat lengths! Playtime and socialization are especially important for these intelligent, talkative cats. Orientals will go in search of stashed toys when theyre ready to play. Pick up this title about active Orientals for cat-loving kids!