The Incredible Plate Tectonics Comic The Adventures of Geo by Kanani Lee, Adam Wallenta
  

Synopsis

The Incredible Plate Tectonics Comic The Adventures of Geo by Kanani Lee, Adam Wallenta

An Amazing, Earth-Shattering Adventure! The Incredible Plate Tectonics Comic is a wild adventure in earth science. Follow Geo and his robot dog, Rocky, as they travel back in time to Pangea, surf a tsunami, and escape an erupting volcano - all in time for Geo's first-period science test! The journey starts 200 million years ago and takes you to modern-day Hawai'i, the ocean floor, and deep inside the Earth. You'll learn: How scientists developed the theory of plate tectonics Why the Earth shakes What's in the center of the Earth How volcanoes can form islands The Incredible Plate Tectonics Comic will teach you about geology in a fun, lively, and visual way. Ages 8+ Recommended for grade 6 and up

About the Author

Dr. Kanani K.M. Lee is an Associate Professor at Yale University's Department of Geology & Geophysics, researching Earth's mantle and core, in order to better understand the formation and evolution of planets. This educational comic was produced in part thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Adam Wallenta has illustrated dozens of comics and graphic novels and has worked for companies such as Marvel Comics, DC Entertainment, and Skyhorse Publishing.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Kanani Lee, Adam Wallenta
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Publisher

No Starch Press,US

Publication date

26th September 2014

ISBN

9781593275495


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