Are Mountains Growing Taller? (Scholastic Question and Answer Series)

Are Mountains Growing Taller? (Scholastic Question and Answer Series)

by Melvin Berger, Robin Carter, Gilda Berger, Robin Carter
     
 

How do waterfalls form? When do landslides occur?
From Pangaea to plate tectonics, this title delivers clear answers to complicated questions about a vast array of Earth science topics.

Are mountains growing taller?

Some are. Mount Everest, for example, is the highest mountain in the world. And it is still growing about 1 inch (2.5 cm) every year.

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Overview

How do waterfalls form? When do landslides occur?
From Pangaea to plate tectonics, this title delivers clear answers to complicated questions about a vast array of Earth science topics.

Are mountains growing taller?

Some are. Mount Everest, for example, is the highest mountain in the world. And it is still growing about 1 inch (2.5 cm) every year.

In the well received conversational style that sets the Q & A series apart, the Bergers provide a wonderful introduction to Earth science.

Children will be eager to explore the changing earth they inhabit. They will learn how rocks are made, what makes a volcano erupt, and that mountains can not only grow taller, but shorter, too!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439266734
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Scholastic Question and Answer Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
IG670L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

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