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Tornadoes.

Author: Judy Monroe Peterson
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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Tornadoes, also called twisters, have terrified people throughout history. Tornado winds are the strongest on Earth and can reach speeds of 300 miles or 500 kilometers per hour. In this captivating volume, students learn how, where, and when tornadoes are likely to form, and the damage they can inflict. They discover the variety of tools that scientists use to measure and predict tornadoes, and the essential role of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peterson, Judy Monroe.
Tornadoes.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Monroe Peterson
ISBN: 9781508106463 1508106460
OCLC Number: 1065062226
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Twisters; Stormy Beginnings; Life of a Tornado; Tornadoes in the United States; Tornado Season; Measuring Tornadoes; Detecting Twisters; Deadly Twisters; Waterspouts, Whirlwinds, and Dust Devils; Looking Ahead; Tornado Smarts; Next Steps; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Nature's Mysteries II Ser.

Abstract:

Tornadoes, also called twisters, have terrified people throughout history. Tornado winds are the strongest on Earth and can reach speeds of 300 miles or 500 kilometers per hour. In this captivating volume, students learn how, where, and when tornadoes are likely to form, and the damage they can inflict. They discover the variety of tools that scientists use to measure and predict tornadoes, and the essential role of storm spotters. This resource also explains to readers how to stay safe before, during, and after a twister hits. Special sidebars define key vocabulary words or pose questions to.

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