Cover: Earthquakes



What happens to the environment when a earthquake occurs? What are some of the causes of earthquakes? What can people do about the problems caused by earthquakes? How can you use your math skills to learn more about earthquakes? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and learn more about earthquakes.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 551.22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610803236): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2012
  • Paperback (9781610804110): 32 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610803328): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610803328H): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Real World Math


  • Lexile® Measure: 970
  • Guided Reading Level: U

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • When the Earth Shakes
  • Earth's Plates in Motion
  • Do the Math: The Japanese Earthquake of 2011
  • Do the Math: The Next Big One?
  • Survival!
  • Real World Math Challenge Answers
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Graeme Davis


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