With winds that can reach speeds of three hundred miles an hour and funnel clouds that can measure a mile in diameter, tornadoes leave enormous damage in their wake.
Now Seymour Simon examines these twisting columns of air and destruction. Simon explains how tornadoes are formed, why and when they are most likely to occur, how scientists classify and track them—and what to do if one touches down.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about these amazing natural wonders in this informative picture book!
Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.
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