Human-made Disasters

Human-made Disasters

David West Steve Parker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197610

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Human negligence, engineering miscalculation, mechanical failurehuman 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. Included: Chernobyl nuclear meltdown sinking of the Titanic Russian submarine Kursk explosion Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge collapse Hindenburg airship explosion Twin Towers collapse

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Science Social Studies
English (US)
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