Investigating Plate Tectonics

Investigating Plate Tectonics

by Greg Young
     
 

In this adventurous title, readers learn all about plate tectonics! A brief history of Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift introduces readers to the development of plate tectonics and how it helped form the Earth we know today. Through colorful images, helpful charts and graphs, and easy-to-read text, readers will discover such fascinating topics as

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In this adventurous title, readers learn all about plate tectonics! A brief history of Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift introduces readers to the development of plate tectonics and how it helped form the Earth we know today. Through colorful images, helpful charts and graphs, and easy-to-read text, readers will discover such fascinating topics as magnetic pole reversal, divergent and convergent plate boundaries, the ocean-continental division, and the San Andreas Fault. A captivating lab activity is featured to encourage children to further explore geology!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743905596
Publisher:
Teacher Created Materials
Publication date:
09/21/2007
Series:
Science Readers Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,147,677
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
800L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 9 Years

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