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Volcano & Earthquake (DK Eyewitness Books)

Volcanic cone

By Susanna van Rose
DK Children, 2008

Ages 9-12
ISBN 0756637805

Discover volcanoes here on the earth and on other bodies of the solar system. See the destructive power of earthquakes. Only Eyewitness Books can bring science up close in the way that will totally engage students of all ages. Stunning photographs and illustrations make this book a resource and a source of entertainment for years to come.

Earthquakes (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

And in the same series...By Franklyn M. Branley
Collins Publishing, 2005

Ages 4-8
ISBN 0064451887

Volcanoes (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

By Franklyn M. Branley
Collins Publishing, 2008

Ages 4-8
ISBN 0064451895

Both books are a level 2 of the popular science series; just right for early readers who want to read real science books. The images are colorful and appealing to all ages. These are a must have for all classroom teachers in grades K-4. Kids will love them too.

 

 

Fissure in the earth

Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes: Mind-boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects

By Janice VanCleave
Wiley Publishing, 1993

Ages 9-12
ISBN 0471571075

Here are 20 simple experiments related to earthquakes that kids can do with materials found around the house. Includes ideas for turning the experiments into great science fair projects. Illustrations make this a project doers dream come true.

Home on the Earth: A Song About Earth's Layers

By Laura Purdie Salas
Picture Window Books, 2009

Ages 4-8
ISBN 1404852964

Include a little music into your study of the earth by sharing this new version of Home on The Range with your class. Fun and earth science all rolled into one.

 

Split earth

     

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis: Projects and Principles for Beginning Geologists

By Matthys Levy
Chicago Review Press, 2009

Ages 9-12
ISBN 1556528019

This is a great read for the volcano/earthquake lover. Includes great illustrations of the movements going on below the surface of the earth. Also has a short outline of significant earthquakes and volcanoes in the history of the earth. The index makes finding important facts quick and easy.

     

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