Caught in the Rapids

Caught in the Rapids

by Felicia Law

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778716792
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/28/2015
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Joe and Dr. Bea's story 4

The water cycle 5

A river's source 6

The life of a river 8

Cutting a gorge 10

The Grand Canyon, Layers 11

Dams 12

Hydroelectric power 13

Rapids 14

White water 15

A close call! 16

Waterfalls 18

Plunge pools 19

The middle course 20

Meanders, Oxbow lakes 21

River animals 22

Rotting river 24

Killer algae 25

The final course, Sediment, Silt 26

Levees, Deltas 27

Great rivers 28

Glossary 30

Learn more… 31

Index 32

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