Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Volcanoes and Earthquakes
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Format: Paperback / softback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780711244603
Publisher: QED Publishing
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Description

Explore, create and investigate with Ava and George - the Geo Detectives! Use your detective skills to find out about volcanoes, earthquakes and other astounding natural events.

With the Geo Detectives series, join two young detectives, Ava and George, in a hands-on exploration of the natural world. Learn about exciting geography topics, then investigate further with fun activities and projects to do at home and outside.

What happens when a volcano erupts? Can we predict earthquakes? Where do most earthquakes occur in the world? Discover what amazing things happen in nature and use your own skills to find out why! Get answers about:
  • Tectonic plates using a soggy biscuit
  • How gas blows cinders out of a crater with popcorn, a plate, a cup and a straw
  • Which materials are the best protection against heat using a chocolate bar
  • How to measure quakes by making your own seismometer from everyday items
  • Tsunamis by making your own model tsunami wave
  • And much more!
Encouraging young readers to investigate geography topics and to have fun while learning, this book will amaze and astound any reader with an interest in science and nature.

The author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of children’s information books, having written more than 150 on a range of subjects, specialising in science and technology.

Anita Ganeri has written many books, including the award-winning Scholastic series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire. Anita is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and honorary Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. In 2010 she was awarded the Tivy Education Medal for her “outstanding contribution to geographical education.” Anita would have loved to have been an explorer, and always has a suitcase packed.

Paulina Morgan works as an independent illustrator based in Santiago de Chile. She studied design before moving to Barcelona, Spain to obtain her master’s degree in Art Direction. She worked in advertising before deciding to pursue her passion for illustration.

Richard Hatwood is a primary teacher who trained at Bangor University. Having taught for over ten years, Richard is now a subject specialist in geography. He is also a curriculum consultant and provides school improvement services to schools across the United Kingdom, with a focus on developing high quality teaching and learning in geography. 

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Format: Paperback / softback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780711244603
Size: 8.346 in x 10.394 in / 212 mm x 264 mm
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