Fun Earthquakes & Tsunamis Book by Myrna Martin
Myrna Martin's Earthquakes & Tsunamis book covers what causes earthquakes and tsunamis. You will find out how tsunami waves can be generated by earthquakes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. Subduction zone earthquakes generate tsunami waves that travel across the Pacific Oceanand can be 30 meters high as they come ashore.
The first section of the book covers earthquake waves, faults, detecting earthquakes, seismographs, and earthquake scales. You will also learn about Plate Tectonics and its role in the number and size of earthquakes. Historic earthquakes and tsunamis are covered in another section of the book.
Last, but not least, the book covers how to be prepared for natural disasters. Learn what you need to do to stay safe during an emergency.
Throughout the book graphics and colorful pictures enhance your understanding of the reading material.