Natural Disasters through Infographics
From the Series Super Science Infographics
The facts about natural disasters are so big and devastating they could make your head explode! You hear about huge costs (like the $360,000,000,000 in damage caused by the 2011 tsunami in Japan), huge speeds (the fastest-moving tsunami waves have been recorded at 500 miles per hour), and even huger mysteries (where, exactly, the danger zones are for natural disasters).
How can all these big numbers and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about natural disasters. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as:
• How can scientists accurately predict natural disasters?
• What were some of Earth’s biggest, freakiest, and deadliest disasters?
• How can you protect yourself in the event of a volcano, an earthquake, or a tsunami?
The answers are sure to shake you up!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.7|
|BISACS||JNF051000, JNF051160, JNF037010|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.3|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||160206|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Nadia Higgins
Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market. She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art, and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.
Illustrator: Alex Sciuto
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Super Science Infographics
Each book in this series uses the popular infographics medium to provide an overview of science topics. Stats, cool visuals, and did-you-know factoids provide high-interest appeal while offering important information. View available downloads →
“Each title does offer sheaves of basic information in particularly concentrated form…and the resources lists are above average.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“This introduction to seismic events, from earthquakes to tsunamis, features brightly colored illustrations that give the title high visual energy.” —Booklist