Text and photographs relay information about the destructiveness of earthquakes, their origins, and how to prepare for one, while also reminding readers about the benefits of scenery and scientific study as a result of the phenomenon.
Learn more about these destructive forces! The Scholastic Science Readers series was created especially to bring exciting nonfiction to beginning readers. Illustrated with full-color photographs.From faults to plate tectonics, this simple introduction to earthquakes will pique kids' interest about the amazing planet on which they live.Key earth science topics are discussed in relation to this natural phenomenon. Children will learn about the layers of the earth, how scientists measure the strength of an earthquake, and about some of the most devastating earthquakes in history.