by Kathy Furgang


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How were some of the world's most magnificent canyons formed? It's a long story that goes back millions of years. This compelling book about Earth's canyons provides students with the geological basics that will spark their interest in the forces of wind and water over time. Color photographs and fun facts enhance the engaging text, which allows readers to travel the world learning how some of the most familiar canyons formed. They'll also explore how wind and water shaped Tsangpo Canyon in Tibet, the world's deepest canyon. In a follow-up activity, kids can get their hands dirty and model some of Earth's processes themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978508590
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2019
Series: Investigate Earth Science
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Words to Know 2

Canyons Tell a Story 4

Learning from the Layers 8

Submarine Canyons 13

Record-Breaking Canyons 18

Activity: Make a Canyon Model 22

Learn More 24

Index 24

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