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- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 47.40
Focuses on the furious power of nature unleashed and the massive devastation that is often a result of the relentless forces that build up within the Earth. This reference provides readers with an understanding of how, why, and where most earthquakes occur. It includes coverage of what happens during an earthquake. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 11.99
With fascinating experiments, models, and demonstrations, this scientific survey provides a vivid exploration of natural phenomena. Ideal for budding earth scientists, this in-depth resource demonstrates how to build a seismograph to record a simulated earthquake, compare pressure waves and shear wavesthe two types of ground shockswith a Slinky,... more...
- Tundra 2010; US$ 6.95
The weather forecast for the evening of October 15, 1954 was simply ?rain tonight.? In fact, the hurricane was a devastating one. The storm swept from North Carolina up into Canada. In Toronto, Ontario, the official death count was 81, but it was probably much higher because the many people living in the ravines were not part of the census. Penny... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 39.54
Many people believe a giant ape inhabits the American Northwest. Known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch, this beast is one of the most popular of all cryptids. See how scientists analyze the most famous sightings of this amazing animal, including the most controversial encounter of all: Roger Patterson's 1967 Bigfoot film from Bluff Creek, California. Bigfoot:... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
You're familiar with the sights and sounds of the beach?birds cawing, the waves crashing, and sand castles rising from the shore. But did you ever think about the microscopic creatures that also enjoy a day in the ocean? In the Ocean delves deep into the various kinds of microorganisms that exist in the ocean depths, bringing young readers face... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
For hitting the game-winning run to running a record-breaking race, science is involved in every aspect of playing sports. Sports illustrates the scientific principles involved in sports such as soccer, football, gymnastics, and skateboarding, as well as why it's important for athletes to stay in good physical shape. Twenty-five hands-on activities... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Tall buildings dominate the landscape of most major cities, and crowds stare in awe of masterpieces in museums around the world. But how is science involved? Art and Architecture explores some of the scientific principles in sculpture, painting, photography, and the design and construction of buildings. Learn how light creates the colors you see in... more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 4.95
It?s another normal day in Alaska, where the beauty of the rugged landscape makes the hardships of winter worth enduring. This Northern life is good, you think, when suddenly?without warning?your world is ROCKED! The ground sways beneath your feet with sickening force. You?ve just been caught in the second strongest earthquake in history! Witness... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2012; US$ 13.29
Emmy Award?winning meteorologist Bill Evans pulls out all the stops in this one-of-a-kind book about weather for middle-grade readers. Packed with graphics and amazing photos, It's Raining Fish and Spiders explains tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, "fish rain," and much more in an exciting, you-are-there style. Evans shares his personal experiences?riding... more...