Caves

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First Avenue Editions, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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The Nature in Action series captivates young readers, stirring their interest in science with dramatic photographs of the powerful effects of nature. Supports the national science education standards Unifying Concepts and Processes: Evolution and Equilibrium; Earth and Space Science; and Science in Personal and Social Perspectives as outlined by the National Academics of Science and endorsed by the National Science Teachers Association.
 

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This is book is fun and accessible for readers aged 6 and up. It is not too bogged down with facts and details, but is definitely informative. It has somewhat of a narrative about "cavers" and the many different types of caves. The photographs are great, too. Read full review

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Contents

What Is a Cave?
8
Types of CavesLavaTube Caves
10
Sea Caves
11
Sandstone Caves
12
Limestone Caves
13
How Does a Limestone Cave Form?Water and Carbon Dioxide
15
Water and Hydrogen Sulfide
18
Speleothems
21
Life in Caves Cave Plants
29
Cave Animals
30
Humans and Caves
34
Cave Safety
36
Protecting Caves
38
Fascinating Facts
44
Glossary
46
Index
48

Stalactites
22
Stalagmites
24
Other Speleothems
25
Back Cover
50
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About the author (1995)

Stephen P. Kramer has had a lifelong interest in natural history. After receiving degrees in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and Northern Arizona University, he taught junior high school science for four years on the Navajo Reservation. He spends his time now as a househusband and writer. His first book for children was Getting Oxygen: What do you do if you're cell twenty-two? Mr. Kramer lives with his wife and two sons in Vancouver, Washington.

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