An elementary exploration of earthquakes, focusing on the geological evidence that helps explain how and where they form and spotlighting famous examples, such as the 2004 Indian Ocean quake.
Part of the Earth Rocks! series
Around the world, geological phenomena shape landscapes and create breathtaking scenery. In language fit for the youngest geologists, Earth Rocks! explores six geological formations and phenomena, explaining how they form or occur as well as any damages they may cause. Photographs of famous locations and events complement the text, while a closing activity encourages applied understanding of important scientific concepts.