Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic Eruptions

Book - 2016
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Extreme Earth Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing natural events in the world, from powerful volcanic eruptions that coat the surrounding area in lava and ash to massive sinkholes that cause the ground to collapse in on itself. Readers will find out what causes these extreme events to occur, what kind of effects they can have on the planet, and how people can stay safe during natural disasters.

Volcanic Eruptions: The word for "volcano" comes from Vulcan, the Roman god of fire.

THE FEATURES

. Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in studying and protecting against natural disasters

. Colorful photos offer incredible views of these extreme events in action

. Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand

. Sidebars highlight notable extreme events throughout history, unique ways of dealing with the effects of natural disasters, and much more

. www.factsfornow.scholastic.com

Publisher: New York : Children's Press/Scholastic Inc., 2016
ISBN: 9780531225158
9780531222997
Characteristics: 48 p. : color ill. ; 22 cm

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