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Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters?
Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters?
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Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters?

What turns a flood event into a flood disaster? What can be done to protect crops from pests and fire? How do scientists detect likely tornado formation inside a thunderstorm? This book discusses natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts and looks into how scientists use their technology to try and protect people from them, such as seismology to detect earthquakes and sensors on buoys at sea to detect water pressure changes in the lookout for tsunamis, and whether these measures that are taken are effective or proactive enough.

 
ISBN978-1-4846-1000-8
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandHeinemann InfoSearch
Age Level9-11 Years
Reading LevelGrades 4-6
GenreInformational
Trim Size7 1/2 x 9 7/16
Page Count48
LanguageEnglish
Copyright2015
Paperback
Price
$8.99
 


 
 

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School Library Journal - John Peters, Children's Literature Consultant, New York City

"Frequent sidebars throughout offering closer examinations of particular issues, eyewitness or expert commentary, profiles of scientists, and “Hero or Villain?” counterpoints join well-chosen photos and other illustrations. Readers studying climate change, pollution, natural catastrophes and related subjects will find these studies low on definitive answers, but rich in points to ponder." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2015

School Library Connection - Rich Parker, Media Specialist, Fox Chapel Elementary School, Germantown, MD

"...well-captioned photographs and diagrams support the text, as do sidebars. Each volume concludes with interesting “Places to Visit” for those who wish to study further." - School Library Connection

January 1, 2016

Catherine Chambers

Catherine Chambers

Catherine Chambers was born in Adelaide, Australia, and was brought up in the UK. She has written about 120 books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts.

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