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The ground beneath your feet is solid, right? After all, how could we build houses and bridges if the land was moving all the time? Actually, the ground beneath us really is moving very slowly all the time! In Fault Lines and Tectonic Plates: Discover What Happens When the Earth’s Crust Moves, readers ages 9 through 12 learn what exactly is going on under the dirt. When slowly drifting continents bump up against each other along... more...

Earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis don’t happen every day, so how can budding scientists study how they work? Through experiments, models, and demonstrations. This in-depth resource will teach readers how to build a seismograph to record a simulated earthquake, compare pressure waves and shear waves—the two types of ground shocks—using a Slinky, and replicate a tsunami’s destructive effect on a “coastline” built in a bathtub.... more...

A mountain explodes. The earth shakes. Powerful ocean waves crash into coastlines. News reports from around the globe often feature stories about such dramatic and destructive events. "Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis" explores the underground causes of these natural disasters and shows how scientists seek to save lives through greater understanding of Earth's wild and restless geology.

Have you ever wondered what causes earthquakes or tsunamis? Written for students in grade 6, The Trembling Earth helps students find answers to questions about natural disasters. This 22-page book includes a glossary of bold-faced vocabulary words, reading activities, an index of terms, and an answer key.

This book provides a remarkable account of our planet's structure and the literally Earth-shattering process that shape it -- often with savage consequences for human being and other living things. Lavishly and spectacularly illustrated, with many unusual views of the Earth and its features, DK Guide to Savage Earth offers a comprehensive approach to understanding the making and shaping of planet Earth. No stone is left unturned as the Earth's... more...


An in-depth look at natural disasters, the causes and effects on people and landscapes

Forest Fire! describes how, why and where forest fires happen. It looks at the different types of forest fire and their impact on people, animals and the landscape.

A precursor to DK's awarding-winning Eyewitness series, Eye Wonder was specially developed for children aged five plus, featuring astonishing photography exhibiting subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Each title in the series now contains educational activities including true and false questions, quizzes, matching games, and mazes. Vocabulary is accessible to young... more...

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. DK's classic look at volcanoes and earthquakes, now reissued with a CD and wall chart.

Witness the amazing power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters with this all-new addition to the Eyewitness series.