Extreme Weather and Rising Seas (A True Book: Understanding Climate Change) (A True Book (Relaunch)) (Paperback)

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What is the difference between climate and weather? How does ice melting at the South Pole affect sea levels thousands of miles away?

This book explains how climate change contributes to rising sea levels and hazards such as heat waves, droughts, and extra-powerful storms. Learn how scientists analyze these extreme events and predict how they might change in the future.Glaciers are melting. Summers are heating up. Sea levels are on the rise. Climate change is affecting every corner of our planet - and it's the subject of a lot of concern, activism, and debate. STEM meets current events in this new A True Book set that offers readers the chance to learn about the causes and effects of climate change, as well as how people around the world are reacting to it. Students will read about the history and scope of the problem, analyze the same kinds of evidence that scientists do, and come away with tools that will help them respond to this pressing global issue.This series covers Next Generation Science Standards core ideas including Weather and Climate, Human Impacts on Earth Systems, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer, and Biodiversity and Humans.

About the Author


Karina Hamalainen has been a writer and an editor of Scholastic’s science and math magazines for a decade. Today, she is the editorial director of Scholastic MATH, a magazine that connects current events to the math that students are learning in middle school. She’s written six nonfiction books and many articles about everything from the science of Star Trek to the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. She lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780531133774
ISBN-10: 053113377X
Publisher: Children's Press
Publication Date: February 4th, 2020
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: A True Book (Relaunch)