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Volume 4 - Earth Science

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940150

Take an in-depth look at earth science in this encyclopedia.

Floods

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803335

What happens to the environment when a flood occurs? What are some of the causes of floods? What can people do about the problems caused by floods? How can you use your math skills to learn more about floods? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about floods.

Tornadoes

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803359

What happens to the environment when a tornado occurs? What are some of the causes of tornadoes? What can people do to protect themselves from tornadoes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about tornadoes? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about tornadoes.

Hurricanes

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803342

What happens to the environment when a hurricane occurs? What are some of the causes of hurricanes? What can people do about the problems caused by hurricanes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about hurricanes? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about hurricanes..

Volcanic Eruptions

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803373

What happens to the environment when a volcanic eruption occurs? What are some of the caused by volcanic activity? What can people do about the problems caused by volcanic eruptions? How can you use your math skills to learn more about volcanic eruptions? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about volcanic eruptions.

Tsunamis

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803366

What happens to the environment when a tsunamis occurs? What are some of the causes of tsunamis? What can people do about the problems caused by tsunamis? How can you use your math skills to learn more about tsunamis? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about tsunamis..

The Everglades

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310652

A tour of the Everglades and its surrounding area.

The Mississippi River

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310591

A tour of the Mississippi River and its surrounding area.

The Missouri River

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310584

A tour of the Missouri River and its surrounding area.

The Rio Grande

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310607

A tour of the Rio Grande and its surrounding area.

Puget Sound

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310638

A tour of the Puget Sound and its surrounding area.

The Colorado River

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310621

A tour of the Colorado River and its surrounding area.

The Kalahari Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191014

This colorful book describes the geological makeup and history of the Kalahari Desert in Africa. Covering most of Botswana, as well as portions of Namibia and South Africa, the Kalahari is not a true desert because it receives more than ten inches (250 mm) of rain each year. But the rain drains and evaporates quickly leaving no water on the surface of the red sand. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as springboks, giraffes, elephants, and zebras. Special sections also describe the Kalahari's natural resources, indigenous people, and the unique problems facing this region.

The Gobi Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190994

This intriguing book describes the geological makeup and history of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and China. Temperatures can get very cold and frost and snow are not unusual. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as camels, snow leopards, and bears. The Gobi Desert is also where the first dinosaur egg fossils were found. Special sections describe the desert's natural resources, such as copper and gold, and the unique problems facing this region such as the desert's alarming rate of desertification.

Geoscientist

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310522

A guide to what a geoscientist does and how to become one.

Climate Scientist

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310508

A guide to what a climate scientist does and how to become one.

Unearthing Fossils

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624318016

The ability to use the NextGen science process is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the NextGen science process to find out about unearthing fossils. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

Forecasting a Flood

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317989

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during a flood. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

The Science of a Hurricane

Mary Reina (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377143

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine case studies of destructive hurricanes, explain how hurricanes form, and show how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

The Science of an Earthquake

Lois Sepahban (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377198

This book discusses the science behind earthquakes and their effects. The chapters examine notable earthquakes in history, explain why earthquakes occur, and show how scientists and engineers are working to understand earthquakes and build damage-resistant structures. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Earthquakes

Graeme Davis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803328

What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes?Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

The Chesapeake Bay

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310614

A tour of the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding area.

The Science of a Volcanic Eruption

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377181

This book discusses the science behind volcanic eruptions. The chapters examine notable volcanic eruptions in history, explain why volcanoes erupt, and show how scientists are working to understand and predict eruptions. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

At Home in the Tropical Rain Forest

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623598693

This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.

What's Up with the Weather? A Look at Climate

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993505

Climate is the normal weather in an area. It includes factors such as temperatures, precipitation, winds, sunlight, and humidity. Climates create habitats such as rain forests, deserts, and tundra. Reading Essentials in Science.