Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis
Projects and Principles for Beginning GeologistsBook - 2009
Presents a scientific survey that provides a vivid exploration of natural phenomena. This title demonstrates how to build a seismograph to record a simulated earthquake, compare pressure waves and shear waves - the two types of ground shocks - with a Slinky, and replicate a tsunami's destructive effect on a 'coastline' built in a bathtub.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2009
Call Number: j 551.2 L668e 2009
Characteristics: viii, 136 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
From Library Staff
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