Rookie Read-About Science Icebergs, Ice Caps, and Glaciers

Rookie Read-About Science Icebergs, Ice Caps, and Glaciers

ISBN: 9780516262574

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Autor Allan Fowler
Empaste  Tapa Blanda
Dimensiones  1 x 15 x 18
Páginas 32
Edad 5 a 8 años
Nivel de Lectura Lexile 570 |  Guided Reading Level G

Discover the characteristics, size, and movement of icebergs, ice caps, and glaciers.

"The top of a high mountain can get very cold - so cold that snow doesn't melt.  The snow piles up, tightly packed - until it turns to ice.

The ice works its way downhill.  It follows the easiest path, cutting or deepening a valley.

This river of ice is called a valley glacier.

It is much slower than a river of water.

A glacier might move no more in a day than the size of a single letter on this page.

Most glaciers move less than one foot a day..."

The natural world comes alive for young readers with Rookie Read-About  Science! With striking, full-color photos and just the right amount of text, this series immediately involves young readers as they discover intriguing facts about the fascinating world around them.