Volcanoes and Earthquakes
by Chris Oxlade, Anita Ganeri
Pub Date 17 Sep 2019
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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 biscuitHow gas blows cinders out of a crater with popcorn, a plate, a cup and a strawWhich materials are the best protection against heat using a chocolate barHow to measure quakes by making your own seismometer from everyday itemsTsunamis by making your own model tsunami waveAnd 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.
Key Selling Points: Activities and projects to help readers understand key geography topics. Fun detective characters guide the reader through the topic of volcanoes and earthquakes / the water cycle Covers key geography curriculum topics
Publicity: Pitch to nature and science outlets Pitch to American Geosciences Institute for inclusion in online resources during Earth Science Week
Trade & Consumer: Social media: tee up for World Water Day (March 2020) Social media: tee up for Earth Science Week (October 2019) Giveaway of the pair of books via social media during Earth Science Week (October 2019)
School Library: Select mailing to education/librarian contacts Promote at School & Library shows Submit for all eligible awards Activity kit (combo, submit to Earth Science Week classroom activities page)