Scholastic Atlas Of Earth
(Scholastic Reference, Nov. 1, 2005)
The SCHOLASTIC ATLAS OF EARTH reveals the breathtaking forces of nature that form our planet--from geysers to earthquakes to volcanic eruptions.The SCHOLASTIC ATLAS OF EARTH unlocks the mysteries of our planet--from its molten core to its highest mountain peak! Lavish spreads detail the recesses of a cave, the inside of a volcano, and the rocky gorges of the Grand Canyon.Middle-grade readers will find plenty of useful facts about fossils, minerals and gems, climatic zones, glaciers, tectonic plates, geysers, landslides, and much, much more. In a unique section at the back of the book, kids can recreate their own Earth-related activities, such as making a mountain, setting off a volcanic eruption, or forming their own fossil!