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Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed
 
 
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Cynthia Light Brown & Kathleen Brown. Eric Baker, illus.
Publisher Nomad Press  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 10 x 8 x 0.4 inches
ISBN 9781936313877
Pages/Publication Date 122/2012
Daedalus Item Code 31218
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Find out who mapped the longest caves in the world using only a lantern and a rope, how once-endangered alligators are now thriving, and how hurricanes form. Looking at the underlying processes that have shaped the East Coast, this book describes plate tectonics and landforms from the Appalachian Mountains to the Coastal Plains. It then explores the climate, the rivers and lakes, the temperate forest, and wetlands like the bayous and Florida's Everglades. With 15 hands-on projects and demonstrations for home or classroom—including how to build folded mountains, create dissolving "corals," and simulate the eye of a storm—this engaging science book for readers 8 to 12 employs drawings, diagrams, vocabulary words, sidebars, anecdotes, and did-you-know trivia to explore geology and physical geography as fascinating parts of our everyday world.

"Another fine addition to [the] series.... It starts with a beautifully lucid explanation of plate tectonics, and then moves into the formation of the Appalachian mountains, touching on earthquakes, and fossil fuels.... It is really the best geology book for 8-10 year old kids I've read."—CharlottesLibrary.blogspot.com

 
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