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J 551.6 S
Descript.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (page 24) and index.
Summary
Describes the factors involved in climate change, that the world is warming up, that farming and deforestation play a role in the process, and that it could change ecosystems.
Contents
What is global climate change -- A warming planet -- What happens when earth warms -- Climate change and carbon dioxide -- The greenhouse effect -- Wildlife on a warmer planet -- Global solutions to a global problem -- Alternative and renewable energy -- What can you do? -- Science to the rescue!
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781508168812 (library bound)
1508168814 (library bound)
9781508168836 (pbk.)
1508168830 (pbk.)
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J 551.57 S
Descript.
24 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Feel the heat -- Studying heat waves -- Considering the consequences -- Horrendous heat waves -- Drought data -- Dreadful droughts -- Combatting droughts -- Water management -- Heat waves and climate change -- The future of extreme weather -- Glossary.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (page 24) and index.
Summary
Many places throughout the world experience droughts and heat waves. While the two are not always related, they sometimes go hand in hand. These weather patterns can result in decreased agricultural yields as well as loss of plant, animal, and human life. This book introduces readers to essential concepts from the Next Generation Science Standards. Primary sources and striking full-color images show readers just how much devastation droughts and heat waves can cause.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781508168911 (library bound)
1508168911 (library bound)
9781508168935 (pbk.)
1508168938 (pbk.)
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J 551.5 B
Descript.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series
Summary
"Weather has the ability to shape our planet. Floods may alter Earth's landscape suddenly and dramatically. Erosion causes subtle changes over a longer period of time. This book explores some of the most incredible forces on Earth, including extreme weather, erosion, and floods. Students will be amazed at how our planet has changed over billions of years, as well as how it has changed in an instant. Full-color photographs and primary sources highlight real-world examples of these forces and their impressive impact on our planet."-- Provided by publication.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
A powerful force -- What is air -- Measuring the air -- Air in motion -- Wild winds -- The power of wind -- Protecting the air -- Careers -- Wonderful wind.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781508168737 (pbk.)
1508168733 (pbk.)
9781508168713 (library bound)
1508168717 (library bound)
9781508168669
1508168660
9781508168683
1508168687
9781508168690
1508168695
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