Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to the potent power of volcanoes, from landslides to lava bombs. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any kid who can’t get enough of these fearsome landforms.
How are volcanoes created? Which kind of lava is the stickiest? How many volcanoes are located inside the Ring of Fire? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Volcanoes, which features photographs of volcanic masses from around the world and illustrative examples of relevant scientific facts, like the interior structure of the Earth and the slow movement of its tectonic plates. Readers will learn how igneous rocks are formed, what causes disasters like earthquakes and mudslides, and where else in our solar system you can find volcanoes. From fissures to fumaroles, DKfindout! Volcanoes invites readers to explore this explosive world in a unique and fun way.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.