The Science Behind Epic Earthquakes
From the Series Disaster Zone
Earth—it’s a disaster zone! For thousands of years, Earth has been shaking and shuddering with enormous earthquakes that rip through its crust and crack it wide open. But what causes these awesome forces of nature and where in the world are they most likely to occur? Discover the science behind epic earthquakes, the world’s worst-ever epic earthquake disasters, and the technology that scientists are using to help prevent devastating earthquakes of the future.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Earth Science|
|Publisher||Cheriton Children's Books|
|Imprint||Cheriton Children's Books|
|Number of Pages||48|
Author: Louise Spilsbury
Louise Spilsbury is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of wonderful books for children. Her expertly researched and thoroughly engaging text has brought a huge variety of nonfiction topics to life for readers of all ages.
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Earth—it’s a disaster zone! For thousands of years, Earth has been ravaged by enormous natural disasters with unthinkable destructive forces. From epic earthquakes and fearsome floods to hurricane horrors, mega tsunamis, raging wildfires, and super volcanoes, our planet and the people… View available downloads →