All About Heat Waves and Droughts

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Is it true that heat waves can make roads break apart? Yes! When it’s extra hot, the materials that roads are made of will swell and start to crack. Inside you'll find out how heat waves and droughts happen, why they happen, and an account of the most devastating ones in recent history. There's also a hands-on activity, a timeline, photos and diagrams.
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Written by Steve Tomocek
ISBN 978-1-338-76957-9
Key Features
  • 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 real data encourage students to analyze information for themselves and think “like a scientist”
  • Timelines outline major events related to the history, understanding, and impact of these extreme events.
  • Includes all components of the trusted A TRUE BOOK series: TOC, sidebars, captions, index, resources, glossary, etc.
  • STEAM topics to support the Science curriculum.
  • Special focus on Climate Change.
Series No
Item # 719652
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2022
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 551.5/253
Grades 3 - 5
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