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Transportation Disaster Alert! (Prebound)

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Historic black and white and color images help chronicle the history of many famous disasters, including train wrecks, air crashes, and ship collisions. A section on how to make distress calls gives clues as to how a disaster might unfold. Topics include
- causes and safety measures to help avoid disasters
- famous catastrophes, such as the Hindenberg, the Titanic, the Bermuda Triangle disappearances, and Halifax explosion
- the aftermath of disaster and how recovery takes place
A timely new book on Hurricane Katrina has been added to this spectacular series which puts young readers right in the center of disasters. Each book explains the science behind the forces in nature as well as man-made forces that create catastrophic events. Fascinating text and astonishing photographs highlight
- some of history's most devastating disasters
- the types of destruction these events cause and how they affect people's lives
- the people who study, forecast, and observe them
- how to stay safe during a natural disaster and what goes into an emergency kit
- a simple activity or suggestion for observation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780756969653
ISBN-10: 0756969654
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: November 1st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Disaster Alert!