Swept away by the storm : can science save your life?

Book
Published 2014
Item Details
Summary:

Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?.

ISBN:
9780778704379
9780778704317
Description:
32 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11.
Grades 4 to 6.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Joe's story
What's an ocean?
Currents and winds
Ocean animals
Where hurricanes come from
Waterspouts
How waves are made
Salty sea
Floating ships
Shipwreck!
Watching storms
Lighthouses
Warming oceans.
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