The Science of Hurricanes
The Science of Natural Disasters
Reading Level: 3
Interest Level: 2-5
Hurricanes are some of the most powerful storms on Earth. These monsters in the sky produce high winds, lots of rain, terrible flooding, storm surges, and more. This book explores the science behind hurricanes. Readers will learn what natural forces cause them, how they form, and how they die out. They will also learn how scientists forecast and track hurricanes, technologies that are helping people predict and follow these storms better, and what people can do to prepare for a hurricane and stay safe when one hits.