Investigating Earthquakes

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Richter Scale Day
Charles F. Richter invented the Richter Scale, which measures earthquakes, in 1935. Today is his birthday.

Dangerous landslides. Collapsed buildings. Blazing fires. The violent shaking of earthquakes can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these catastrophes form and learn about some of history’s worst earthquakes.

Author Elkins, Elizabeth
Pages 32 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 3-4
Interest level 3-9
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