Drought and Heat Wave Alert!
By (author) Paul Challen
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Drought and Heat Wave Alert! by Paul Challen
Book DescriptionAges 7 to 14 years. Long periods of sweltering weather can scorch crops, cause widespread famine, and kill animals and people. Governments around the world are continuously developing plans to conserve electricity and water in the event of a drought or heat wave. The full-colour illustrations and photographs of will have children thirsting for more! Topics include: techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat and drought; step-by-step explanation of how long periods of hot weather and droughts occur; famous heat waves and droughts throughout the world, and the damage that they caused; how ancient peoples predicted droughts, and the equipment that; meteorologists use to forecast these natural disasters today; the ways that countries recover from droughts, and the harmful effects of droughts and heat waves on our environment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780778716105
(280mm x 215mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: Canada
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