Natural Disasters!
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Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids

Illustrated by Tom Casteel
Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids guides kids ages 7 to 10 through a scientific introduction to the forces behind extreme meteorological events, including earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, flooding, drought, storms, wildfires, and more! Plus, learn the science behind why climate change makes these events more extreme. STEM activities, fascinating facts, essential questions, and links to online resources all help promote deep learning.   

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Have you ever felt the ground beneath your feet move in an earthquake? Have you ever had to ride out a blizzard at home?

Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids guides kids ages 7 to 10 through a scientific introduction to the forces behind extreme meteorological events. Earthquakes, volcanoes, storms, wildfires, and more affect people around the world and appear in the news almost daily. Plus, climate change adds more fuel to storms, affects water supply, and makes conditions ripe for wildfires and rising water levels. Learn the science behind why through interactive STEM projects, essential questions, fascinating facts, and links to online resources.

Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids is part of a set of four Explore Earth Science books that explore the earth, the atmosphere, and everything in between. The other titles in this series are Weather and Climate! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, The Water Cycle! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, and Rocks and Minerals! With 25 Science Projects for Kids.

Try these hands-on science projects!

  • Model plate tectonics
  • Diagram atmospheric conditions
  • Develop a weather safety plan
Available In:
Paperback, $14.95
Hardcover, $19.95
Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Glossary | Resources | Index
Specs: 8x10 size | 96 pages
Subject: Science



Introduction: A natural world includes natural disasters

Develop a safety plan

Chapter 1: Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Chapter 2: Volcanoes

Chapter 3: Floods and Drought

Chapter 4: Wildfire

Chapter 5: Tornadoes

Chapter 6: Hurricanes and Typhoons