Cover image for Forces of nature.
Title:
Forces of nature.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Summary:
"A discussion of major types of natural disasters, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Dangerous forces -- Forces of weather -- What is weather? -- Water in the air -- Atmospheric pressure and wind -- Storms -- Earth's climates -- Ocean currents -- Seasons -- Climate change -- Forces of geology -- Earth's layers -- Volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- Tsunamis -- Landslides, mudslides, and avalanches -- Forces of disease -- Microorganisms -- Bacteria and viruses -- Parasites and fungi -- Activity -- Glossary -- Additional resources.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 2.0 121219.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698067
Format :
Book