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Multcolib School Corps Picks Landforms Grades 4-5

The Geography Book
The Geography Book Activities for Exploring, Mapping, and Enjoying your World By Arnold, Caroline (Book - 2002 ) j 910 A752g 2002 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 4 copies

Annotation:From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neighborhood, to making an earthquake in a box, you'll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book.

Geology of the Desert Southwest
Geology of the Desert Southwest Investigate How the Earth Was Formed : With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2011 ) j 557.9 B87758g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Venturing through two of the most diverse and fascinating regions of North America, these activity books combine the subjects of geology and physical geography while making them captivating and fun

Geology of the Eastern Coast
Geology of the Eastern Coast Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2012 ) j 557.3 B87758g 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:In Geology of the Eastern coast, kids ages 9-12 will learn about the big questions of geology and physical geography as they explore the unique setting of the Eastern Coast.

Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West
Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2011 ) j 557.8 B87758g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how geology and physical geography are intertwined and explore the unique setting of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains.

Are Mountains Growing Taller?
Are Mountains Growing Taller? Questions and Answers About the Changing Earth By Berger, Melvin (Book - 2002 ) j 550 B496a 2002 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:How do waterfalls form? When do landslides occur? From Pangaea to plate tectonics, this title delivers clear answers to complicated questions about a vast array of Earth science topics.

Volcanoes
Volcanoes Journey to the Crater's Edge By Bourseiller, Philippe (Book - 2003 ) j 551.21 B776vj 2003 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Over thirty photographs and accompanying text reveal the facts about the world's volcanoes.

Geology of the Pacific Northwest
Geology of the Pacific Northwest Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2011 ) j 557.95 B87758g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how geology and physical geography are intertwined and explore the wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, western Montana, and northern California are a unique part of the United States known for its explosive volcanoes and earthquakes. The region has everthing from glaciers and tundra to mighty rivers and the only temperate rainforest in the United States.

River Wild
River Wild An Activity Guide to North American Rivers By Castaldo, Nancy F. (Book - 2006 ) j 551.483 C346r 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Thirty games, activities, and experiments provide an introduction to learning about how rivers are formed, the water cycle, and the animals and habitats that exist along rivers.

Planet Earth
Planet Earth By Chancellor, Deborah (Book - 2011 ) j 550 C454p 2011 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Introduces the planet's climate and geography, discussing topics including the water cycle, earthquakes, and natural resources, and provides instructions for creating simple projects.

Investigating Volcanoes
Investigating Volcanoes By Claybourne, Anna (Book - 2010 ) j 551.21 C6221i 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes volcanoes, how they form, the damages they cause, and supervolcanoes.

"Super-hungry Mice Eat Onions" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Geography Facts
"Super-hungry Mice Eat Onions" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Geography Facts By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2010 ) j 910 C6234s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:How in the world will you memorize everything you need to know for your next geography test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He s made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, and more to help those tricky geography facts stick in your brain.

Into the Earth
Into the Earth The Story of Caves By Costain, Meredith (Book - 2006 ) j 551.447 C837i 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Delve deep underground with the experts at National Geographic and discover the secrets of the hidden caverns of the Earth.

The Everything Kids' Geography Book
The Everything Kids' Geography Book From the Grand Canyon to the Great Barrier Reef -- Explore the World! By Gardner, Jane P. (Book - 2009 ) j 910 G227e 2009 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 11 copies

Annotation:Introduces children to geographical concepts, map reading, and miscellaneous facts about the countries of the world.

Glaciers and Ice Caps
Glaciers and Ice Caps The Melting (DVD - 2008 ) DVD j 551.312 GLACIERS Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains why the arctic and antarctic are especially sensitive to global warming, how the shrinking of glaciers and ice caps and the melting of permafrost involve positive feedback loops that accelerate the process, and the extent to which the melting effects sea level.

Mighty Rivers
Mighty Rivers By Green, Jen (Book - 2010 ) j 551.483 G7965m 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Offering examples of beauty and danger this book will help readers experience and understand the full awesome power of nature and the rivers of our Earth.

Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and Lakes By Holland, Simon (Book - 2003 ) j 551.483 H737r 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Mountains
Mountains By Hynes, Margaret (Book - 2007 ) j 551.432 H997m 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Simple text and color photographs introduce the characteristics of mountains and the animals and plants that inhabit them.

Inside the Earth
Inside the Earth (Book - 2001 ) j 550 I59 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Earth's history: The formation of Earth -- The geologic time scale -- Life emerges on the continents -- Earth's structure: Inside Earth -- The minereals -- The life cycle of rocks -- Types of rocks -- Tectonics and volcanism : Plate tectonics -- The fate of Pangaea -- Continental drift -- Volcanoes -- Volcanism -- Volcanic eruptions -- Hot spots -- Geysers -- Earthquakes -- Seismic waves -- Water and oceans: Watercourses -- The world's rivers and lakes -- The world ocean -- Oceanic trenches and ridges -- Ocean currents -- Waves -- Tsumanis -- The tides

Coasts and Islands
Coasts and Islands By Jennings, Terry J. (Book - 2002 ) j 551.457 J54c 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Looks at how the waves and currents of the sea shape our coastlines, and at how different types of islands are formed. It also looks at the wildlife of the coasts and explores the ways in which people use coasts for industry and enjoyment.

Massive Mountains
Massive Mountains By Jennings, Terry J. (Book - 2010 ) j 551.432 J54mm 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Offeringexamples of beauty and danger this book will help readers experience and understand the full awesome power and beauty of mountains on Earth.

Yellowstone Moran
Yellowstone Moran Painting the American West By Judge, Lita (Book - 2009 ) j 759.13 M829j 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Tom Moran had never ridden a horse or slept under the stars before, but the paintings he created on his journey from city boy to seasoned explorer would lead to the founding of America's first national park.

Volcanoes
Volcanoes By Landau, Elaine (Book - 2009 ) j 551.21 L253v 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrated exploration of volcanic eruptions that discusses why they occur, the damage caused by them, how they are studied, and other related topics.

Shaping the Earth
Shaping the Earth By Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw (Book - 2000 ) j 550 P295s 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains the forces that have created the geological features on the earth's surface.

Mountains and Our Moving Earth
Mountains and Our Moving Earth By Robson, Pam (Book - 2001 ) j 551.432 R667m 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:A fun and practical look at how geography works around us. Young geographers go on a hands-on exploration of familiar environments and learn about the forces that shape the wider world. Step-by-step projects are aimed at enhancing knowledge of physical and social geography.

Volcanoes & Earthquakes
Volcanoes & Earthquakes By Rubin, Ken (Book - 2007 ) j 551.21 R896v 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Insiders brings volcanoes & earthquakes to life, with the most up-to-date information and state-of-the-art 3-D illustrations that practically leap off every page, stimulating minds and imaginations in a whole new way.

Erosion
Erosion How Land Forms, How It Changes By Stille, Darlene R. (Book - 2005 ) j 551.3 S857e 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the dangers, causes, and control of erosion.

Earth
Earth By Van Rose, Susanna (Book - 2000 ) j 550 V275e 2000 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Here is a spectacular, thought-provoking and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of the Earth. Superb, full-color photography of geological equipment, rocks, minerals and 3-D models reveals the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the world in which we live.

Caves
Caves By Walker, Sally M. (Book - 2008 ) j 551.447 W184c 2008 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Text and pictures describe the Earth's caves, including their different types, animal life, and how people explore them.

The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon The Widest Canyon By Weintraub, Aileen (Book - 2001 ) j 917.913 W424g 2001 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The Grand Canyon is one of the most amazing sights on Earth-a gorge 277 miles (446 km) long; a wonderland of soaring cliffs made of rocks that are stained many colors. Scientists are learning a great deal about how old planet Earth is based on the layers of rock found in the Grand Canyon.

Planet Earth
Planet Earth By Woodward, John (Book - 2009 ) j 550 W911p 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Provides detailed descriptions of a wide variety of topics from sedimentary rock to the stratosphere, in a lavishly illustrated introduction to the planet and its role in the solar system.

Earth
Earth By York, Penelope (Book - 2002 ) j 550 Y63e 2002 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:An introduction to planet Earth, its features, and the forces that have shaped them.

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A collection of non-fiction materials about Landforms for students in grades 4 and 5.


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