The Science Of Tornadoes

ISBN-10: 1502646544
ISBN-13: 9781502646545
Author: Hand, Carol
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

Publication Date: August 2019

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 32

Series: The Science Of Natural Disasters

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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: M

Booksource Subjects

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Weather

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters

Tornadoes are one of the deadliest and most frightening natural disasters. They roar through an area quickly, tearing a path of total destruction. What is the science behind them? This book explains what a tornado is, the meteorological conditions required for tornadoes to form, and what happens inside their swirling bodies. Using fun facts, maps, and vivid photographs, readers will learn about locations of tornadoes in the United States, including Tornado Alley, and ways of measuring a tornado's strength. They will also explore ways to plan and prepare for a tornado, and how to determine the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning. Readers will examine advancements in tornado-prediction technology, allowing them a better understanding the mechanics of one of the most destructive events on Earth.
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