Drought and Heat Wave Alert!

From the Series Disaster Alert!
  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Long periods of sweltering weather can scorch crops, cause widespread famine, and kill animals and people. Governments around the world are continuously developing plans to conserve electricity and water in the event of a drought or heat wave. The full-color illustrations and photographs of Drought and Heat Wave Alert! will have children thirsting for more!
Topics include:
• techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat and drought
• step-by-step explanation of how long periods of hot weather and droughts occur
• famous heat waves and droughts throughout the world, and the damage that they caused
• how ancient peoples predicted droughts, and the equipment that meteorologists use to forecast these natural disasters today
• the ways that countries recover from droughts, and the harmful effects of droughts and heat waves on our environment

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 551.57
Lexile NC1110L
ATOS Reading Level 7.5
Guided Reading Level Q
Language English
Subjects Earth and Space Science, Environmental Science
Genres Nonfiction
Publisher Crabtree Publishing
Imprint Crabtree Classics
Copyright 2004
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8.5 x 11
BISACS JNF051160, JNF037080, JNF051000

Author: Paul Challen