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Forecasting

William Schley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992348

This book takes a scientific look at weather forecasting. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fossils

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992379

This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.

Deserts

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992126

This book describes Earth's deserts, where they are located, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Divides and Watersheds

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992164

This book explains what watersheds are, their role in the water cycle, and where the world's major watersheds are located, and describes the characteristics of divides, which are the geographical separations between watersheds. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Earth

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992171

This book explains how the earth looks from space, how it travels through space, and why we have seasons. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rocks, Minerals, and Soil

Susan Meredith

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944110

Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.

Surviving the San Francisco Earthquake

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945483

In graphic-novel format, this book chronicles the 1906 earthquake that destroyed the city of San Francisco while providing a story of one family's escape from the disaster.

Volume 4: Earth Science

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446504

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

Las placas tectónicas y los desastres

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175135

En el libro se explica qué son las placas tectónicas y cómo ocurren los terremotos y los tsunamis.

La tierra y la importancia del agua

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175463

En el libro se explica la importancia del agua para la vida y cómo se puede mantener un abastecimiento sustentable.

La energía

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175043

La ciencia nos ayuda a entender el mundo que nos rodea, descubre el mundo natural con el tema de la energía.

Inundaciones, represas y diques

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174770

En el libro se explica cómo se protege a la población de las inundaciones.

El clima y el tiempo

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174763

En el libro aprenderás qué afecta el clima y el tiempo.

What Is the Theory of Plate Tectonics?

Craig Saunders (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195319

In 1912, German meteorologist Alfred Wegener proposed that the continents were once a single land mass but had slowly moved apart over millions of years. This fascinating book examines the scientific process behind Wegener's theory and how it challenged prevailing views of the time. Learn how years after Wegener's death his theory was embraced by scientists and is now the basis for modern earth science.

The Nile: River in the Sand

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791676

The Nile is the worlds longest river and the birthplace of one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. This book takes readers along the River in the Sand. Ancient Egyptians depended on the Niles annual floods to deposit fertile soil for farming. Today, more than 70 million people still grow crops in the rivers basin and fish in its waters.

The Rhine: Europe's River Highway

Gary Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791683

This engaging book highlights the Rhine River, a major transportation route in Western Europe. Fairytale castles and picturesque vineyards provide scenic stretches between Basel, Strasbourg, Cologne, and Rotterdam. Cooperation by Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands has helped restore the rivers health.

The St. Lawrence: River Route to the Great Lakes

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791690

This informative book follows the St. Lawrence River, once a main route of the fur and timber trades. This important commercial waterway forms part of the boundary between Canada and the United States and connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. Today, a system of canals, dams, and locks lets seagoing ships travel all the way to Lake Superior.

The Tigris and Euphrates: Rivers of the Fertile Crescent

Gary G. Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791706

The Tigris and Euphrates rivers surround a region once known as Mesopotamia, the "cradle" of ancient civilizations that included Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. This fascinating book follows both rivers from where they begin in Turkey, travel down through northern Syria and Iraq, and join to form the Shatt al Arab before emptying into the Persian Gulf.

The Yangtze: China's Majestic River

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791713

The mighty Yangtze River, the third-longest river in the world, is the birthplace of Chinese civilization. This intriguing book takes readers along this ancient transportation route, strategic natural boundary, and lifeblood of an agricultural society. The near completion of the Three Gorges Dam has displaced more than a million people and changed the river's ecosystem dramatically.

The Amazon: River in a Rain Forest

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791645

Second in length only to the Nile, the Amazon River carries a greater volume of water than any other river in the world. This attractive book features the fascinating facts about this far-reaching river and the animals, plant life, and indigenous cultures that live in the surrounding rain forest.

The Ganges: India's Sacred River

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791652

This amazing book reveals the facts about the Ganges, a river sacred to Hindus. Flowing through one of the most densely populated areas in the world, its banks are also the site of shrines, temples, and holy cities, including Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.

The Mississippi: America's Mighty River

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791669

This wonderful book takes readers along the mighty Mississippi. Often celebrated in music and literature, its exploration by explorers spurred the growth of a new nation. Today, the Mississippi not only provides transportation for agricultural and industrial goods but also supplies water for millions of people.

Population Patterns: What factors determine the location and growth of human settlements?

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791348

Why do people migrate to and settle in the places they do? Fascinating examples from history help explain the determining factors of migration. Readers will fascinated to read about the settling the Nile in ancient Egypt; the Industrial Revolution in Britain; the opening up of the American West; the Gold Rush; and the colonization of Australia.

Volumen 4: La Tierra

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606947470

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