We expect lots of things to move, but not the earth! How could the earth shake and break apart? Where do earthquakes and volcanoes come from? Are we ever going to know when and where they will hit? To make the physical nature of earthquakes and volcanoes easier to understand, this book includes a series of games and experiments for young readers to try, using everyday materials and equipment - even a seismograph made from cereal boxes! Written by two experts in the fields of science and engineering and illustrated with clear, accurate drawings and diagrams, this book raises and answers questions about our planet’s natural wonders and the sometimes disastrous phenomena that keep it volatile and always of keen interest to it inhabitants, young and old. Perfect for science teachers looking for interactive lessons, or curious young explorers this book provides a hands on look at the natural forces of our planet. Hard cover, 115 pages.
Ages 9 and up