Seismology: Our Violent Earth

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This title presents the history of seismology. Vivid text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF051190, JNF037010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2015-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.5
Reading Counts! Quiz 66636
Reading Counts! Points 6.0
ISBN 9781624035654, 9781629693286
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 551.21
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1060
ATOS Reading Level 7.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 175862
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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History of Science - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This well-researched series presents eight scientific fields of study and explores their origins, current impact, and future implications. Beginning with an attention-grabbing introduction, the narrative is engaging, immersing readers in the histories of these subjects. Complex scientific principles are made accessible through meaningful, straightforward language, and in-text citations and source notes provide greater credibility and authority. Historical photographs are numerous and put a face on the men and women who have shaped science. A first-purchase consideration.

Author: Roberta Baxter