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What protects us during natural disasters?

Author: Lisa Owings
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, [2016]
Series: Engineering keeps us safe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book uses engineering, science, and common sense to examine exactly what technology we have in place to help prevent, limit, or lessen the impact of disastrous events."--
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Owings
ISBN: 9781467779142 1467779148
OCLC Number: 897510599
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Designing for disaster --
Air: twisting storms --
Earth: quaking ground --
Fire: spreading flames --
Water: surging waves.
Series Title: Engineering keeps us safe.
Responsibility: Lisa Owings.

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"This book uses engineering, science, and common sense to examine exactly what technology we have in place to help prevent, limit, or lessen the impact of disastrous events."--

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