Natural Disasters

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SKU: 20394 • ISBN: 978-0-7166-9928-6
Volumes: 15 • Copyright: 2018

This richly illustrated collection explains the science behind natural disasters and provides fascinating examples of powerful forces of nature at work around the world. Text and visuals combine to explain the destructive power of nature’s fury and how people have been affected by its devastating effects.

Series Titles:

Blizzards
Droughts
Earthquakes
Floods
Forces of Nature
Heat Waves
Ice Storms
Pandemics
Thunderstorms
Tornadoes
Tsunamis and Seiches
Volcanoes
Wildfires
Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Other Tropical Cyclones
Landslides, Mudslides, and Avalanches

 

Key Highlights:

  • Teach students about causes of natural disasters and natural disaster safety.
  • Learn about notable natural disasters, both recent and from the distant past.
  • Uses up-to-date facts and figures to show natural disaster intensity and impact.
  • Explores efforts made to study natural disasters and lessen their effects.
  • Encourage classroom discussion on natural disasters and how to cope.