Alfred Wegener. Uncovering Plate Tectonics by Greg Young

By Greg Young

During this attractive biography, youngsters will examine the interesting lifestyles, theories, and discoveries of Alfred Wegener. From his time in Greenland learning meteorology with scorching balloons to his thought of Pangea, readers should be wanting to study extra approximately Wegener's contributions to technology and the strides he took in the direction of constructing the learn of plate tectonics. The easy-to-read textual content, available thesaurus, necessary index, and exciting evidence paintings together with the energetic pictures and eye-catching lab task to have interaction readers from commencing to end!

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