The Science of Natural Disasters

Give your readers the chance to examine the workings of
the most well-known and powerful natural disasters on Earth. Each book dives
into the science behind an event: how and where natural disasters happen, under
what conditions, and how people can protect themselves and prepare for natural
disasters. Readers also learn about new technologies focusing on mitigating
damage from disasters and better predicting them in the future. Each riveting
volume features awe-inspiring photographs, unique sidebars, and fact boxes that
engage readers and provide vivid examples of science in action.
Each Book

• Specific but age-appropriate scientific explorations and
explanations of natural disasters

• Sidebars examining new technologies
developed to track or combat natural disasters, as well as historical figures
related to the technologies

• Facts detailing historical or statistical
information related to the natural disaster
Curriculum Connections:

Offers students an in-depth study of weather patterns related to natural
disasters and the geographical areas where weather systems and natural disasters

• Informs and educates readers about different rating systems related
to natural disasters, such as measurements of earthquake magnitude and tornado
and hurricane force

• Includes NGSS standards for K to 3, with particular
focus on preparing for and predicting natural disasters

Product type: Classroom Collection
ISBN: 978-1-5026-4792-4
Copyright: 2020
Reading Level: Grade 3
Interest Level: Grades 2-5
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"