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Author Owen, Ruth.

Title Volcanologists and Seismologists / by Ruth Owen.

Imprint New York NY. : PowerKids Press, c2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  551.21 OWE    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 32 p : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Out of the lab: extreme jobs in science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Restless planet -- The science of our planet -- How a volcano works -- Life as a volcanologist -- All in a day's work -- Getting up close with lava -- Collecting data -- Meet a volcanologist -- Into the volcano -- How an earthquake happens -- Earthquake scientist -- Seismology in action -- Part scientist, part adventurer
Summary Predicting volcanic eruptions or earthquakes could save many dollars and lives. Volcanologists study active volcanoes and get down and dirty with ash. They even experiment with red hot lava! Seismologists study earthquakes from fault to devastation. Show young readers that earth science can thrill and astound.
Audience 4-8 Mitinet.
4-8 Mitinet.
Subject Seismologists -- Juvenile literature.
Volcanoes -- Juvenile literature.
Volcanology -- Juvenile literature.
Volcanologists -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature.
Seismology -- Juvenile literature.
Earth (Planet) -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781477712924

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