Extreme Weather and Rising Seas

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What is the difference between climate and weather? How does ice melting at the South Pole affect sea levels thousands of miles away? This book explains how climate change contributes to rising sea levels and hazards such as heat waves, droughts, and extra-powerful storms. Learn how scientists analyze these extreme events and predict how they might change in the future.
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Written by Karina Hamalainen
ISBN 978-0-531-13077-3
Key Features
  • Covers Next Generation Science Standards core ideas including Weather and Climate, Human Impacts on Earth Systems, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer, and Biodiversity and Humans
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Thought-provoking openers introduce the books in a clear and approachable manner, and link the content to real-world people and events
  • Fascinating sidebars highlight important concepts, moments, and ideas
  • Full-spread explorations of climate-related data encourage students to analyze information for themselves
  • Profiles highlight young people taking action in their communities
  • Timelines outline major events related to the history, understanding, and impact of climate change
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 693492
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2020
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7-1/4 x 8-3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 551.6
Grades 3 - 5
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