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Earthquakes.

Author: Paula Johanson
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2019.
Series: Nature's Mysteries II Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This accessible resource puts earthshaking facts together with dynamic photographs. Interconnecting facts about plate tectonics, faults, and shock waves introduce readers to the study of earth science and explain the causes, effects, and occurrence of earthquakes around the world. Sidebars highlight special vocabulary words, and ""Compare and Contrast"" and ""Think About It"" sidebars ask questions to stimulate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johanson, Paula.
Earthquakes.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Johanson
ISBN: 9781508106425 1508106428
OCLC Number: 1064855254
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; What Are Earthquakes?; Plate Tectonics; Where Do Earthquakes Happen?; Earthquakes and Volcanoes; Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Shock Waves; Measuring Earthquakes; Foreshocks, Aftershocks, and Swarms; Earthquake Prediction and Warning Systems; Damage from Earthquakes; Earthquake Safety; Earthquakes Make History; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Nature's Mysteries II Ser.

Abstract:

This accessible resource puts earthshaking facts together with dynamic photographs. Interconnecting facts about plate tectonics, faults, and shock waves introduce readers to the study of earth science and explain the causes, effects, and occurrence of earthquakes around the world. Sidebars highlight special vocabulary words, and ""Compare and Contrast"" and ""Think About It"" sidebars ask questions to stimulate thinking and discussion skills. This introduction to earthquake science supports Common Core Science Standards, evaluation of evidence, understanding scientific theories, and connecting.

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