Will It Blow?

Will It Blow?

Become A Volcano Detective at Mount St. Helens

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
Mount St. Helens is constantly erupting. It is pushing up a ridge of thick lava that is rebuilding the peak of the mountain that was blown off in 1980. The mountain is being monitored by geologists and volcanologists, all trying to answer the same question: Will it blow? Science is like detective work, and author Elizabeth Rusch presents the work of volcanology in a series of cases that need to be cracked—with Mount St. Helens as the central culprit, a master disguises, adept at sending out false clues. But through an understanding of earthquakes, gases that come from underground, infrared measurement of the earth’s temperature, bumps and deformations on the surface of the earth, and kind of rock that is being formed in the crater, readers become volcano detectives. With sidebars about the latest gadgets and gizmos employed at the mountain and activities kids can enact, young people will learn the current science of volcanology and have fun at the same time.

Baker & Taylor
Presents information to help young readers assess the future possibility of a volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens, covering such factors as underground gases, earthquakes, infrared measurements, and bumps on the earth's surface.

Perseus Publishing
Mount St. Helens is a master of disguises, adept at sending out false clues. Can anyone figure out what's going on with this active volcano in Washington State? This illustrated book presents a wealth of easily digested information ? covering underground gases, earthquakes, infrared measurements, bumps on earth's surface, and other factors ? to help the budding Sherlock Holmes crack the case. With sidebars about the latest gadgets and gizmos, youngsters learn about volcanology while having fun.


Publisher Group West
Mount St. Helens is a master of disguises, adept at sending out false clues. Can anyone figure out what's going on with this active volcano in Washington State? This illustrated book presents a wealth of easily digested information — covering underground gases, earthquakes, infrared measurements, bumps on earth's surface, and other factors — to help the budding Sherlock Holmes crack the case. With sidebars about the latest gadgets and gizmos, youngsters learn about volcanology while having fun.


Baker
& Taylor

Presents a wealth of easily digested information--covering underground gases, earthquakes, infrared measurements, bumps on earth's surface, and other factors--to help the budding Sherlock Holmes figure out what's going on with this active volcano in Washington State. Simultaneous.

Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books, c2007
ISBN: 9781570615092 (pbk.)
1570615098 (pbk.)
9781570615108 (hardcover)
1570615101 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: J551.21 RUS
Characteristics: 47 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewis, K. E. - Illustrator

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