by Graeme Davis


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Earthquakes by Graeme Davis

What causes earthquakes? What happens when a massive earthquake hits a country such as Japan? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.

The Real World Math: Natural Disasters books show readers how they can use their math skills to learn more about the 21st Century world that we live in. Read all of the titles in the series:






Volcanic Eruptions



To guide your reading, look for these notes that will help build the understanding and skills you'll need in the 21st century:

Learning & innovation Skills

You need to learn about many things, but you also need to learn how to learn. These notes give you hints about how to use what you know in better and more creative ways.

21st Century Content

You study reading, math, science, and social studies. You also need to learn about the world of work and your community. These notes tell you about business and money. They also give you ideas about how you can help yourself, your community, and the world.

Life & Career Skills

These notes tell you about skills you will use throughout your life. They give you ideas about how to work well with others, make good decisions, and achieve your goal on life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610804110
Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: 21st Century Skills Library: Real World Math Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 When The Earth Shakes 4

Chapter 2 Earth's Plates In Motion 5

Chapter 3 Do The Math: The Japanese Earthquake Of 2011 12

Chapter 4 Do The Math: The Next Big One? 18

Chapter 5 Survivall 24

Real World Math Challenge Answers 29

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

About The Author 32

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