Unnatural Disasters: Human Error, Design Flaws, and Bad Decisions (21st Century Skills Library)

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. With this series, young readers explore the causes and consequences of some of the most major environmental catastrophes of the past 100 years. Guided by compelling questions such as, ""What led to these disasters?,"" ""Who was impacted by them?,"" and ""What changed in their aftermath?"" this interdisciplinary series blends social studies and science content. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

SPECIFICATIONS

Grade Level
5
Trim Size
7" x 9"
Page Count
32
Dewey Number
363.34

FEATURES

Colour Photographs, Colour lustrations, Historical Photographs, Table of Contents, Timeline, Glossary, Further Research, Index

BINDING


Titles in This Series (Total of 12)

Book TitleISBN #CopyrightCDN ListDisc. %Disc. PriceStatus
Centralia Mine Disaster   97815341801542021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Centralia Mine Disaster   97815341818612021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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Church Rock Uranium Mine Disaster   97815341818782021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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Church Rock Uranium Mine Disaster   97815341801612021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill   97815341801782021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill   97815341818852021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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Flint Water Crisis   97815341802082021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Flint Water Crisis   97815341819152021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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Love Canal   97815341818922021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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Love Canal   97815341801852021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Three Mile Island   97815341801922021 $31.4520%$25.16 Available
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Three Mile Island   97815341819082021 (PB)$14.9520%$11.96 Will Ship 4-6 Wks
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