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How Could We Harness a Hurricane?

By (author) Vicki Cobb
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Seagrass Press, United States
Published: 24th May 2017
Dimensions: w 222mm h 259mm d 10mm
Weight: 442g
Interest age: From 9 to 12 years
ISBN-10: 1633222462
ISBN-13: 9781633222465
Barcode No: 9781633222465
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A 2018 Best STEM Book K-12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council) All hurricanes are made of air, water and energy; How Could We Harness a Hurricane? explores how humankind may be able to channel those elements for helpful purposes. Scientists and engineers have yet to design a way to weaken or steer a hurricane. Thas doesn't mean they haven't been thinking about how it could work, though! How Could We Harness a Hurricane? and legendary science author Vicki Cobb are here to tell that story. Vicki clearly explains air pressure, energy, and wind to show you how hurricanes are formed. And like Vicki's other award-winning titles, this book leads youngsters to learn by asking questions. How Can We Harness A Hurricane? offers questions and provides new points of view that may just change peoples' thinking. It shows kids the work scientists and engineers are doing to avoid future disasters. More importantly, Vicki Cobb shares hands-on experiments that make science fun, be it at home or in the classroom.

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A 2018 Best STEM Book K-12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council) * NSTA-CBC * "If you agree with me that outstanding science books pique the readers' curiosity, involve them in thinking about unanswered questions, reveal past and on-going research, raise questions that don't have simple answers, and invite them to be part of solution, then this is a book you can confidently share with children. I know I will."--Myra Zarnowski, Queens College, CUNY * Huffington Post *