This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.
A kindergarten-level introduction to mountains, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their rocky peaks.
Earthquakes are a terrifying yet fascinating force of nature. Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe takes you through her own journey of understanding the earth beneath our feet. Along the way you’ll learn the science behind what makes the earth rumble and hear from kids around the world who have experienced the wonder, and terror, of an earthquake.
An elementary exploration of glaciers, focusing on the geological evidence that helps explain how and where they form and spotlighting famous examples, such as those in Glacier National Park.
An elementary exploration of geysers, focusing on the geological evidence that helps explain how and where they form and spotlighting famous examples, such as Yellowstone’s Old Faithful.
This book is an overview on hurricanes, how they form, the devastation they cause, and how meteorologists track these storms with several special types of equipment. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses the formation and development of tornadoes, including what scientists study about them, the destruction they cause, and the technology people use to help prepare for their wrath of destruction. Reading Essentials in Science.