By Greg Young
During this attractive biography, young ones will examine the interesting lifestyles, theories, and discoveries of Alfred Wegener. From his time in Greenland learning meteorology with scorching balloons to his conception of Pangea, readers may be wanting to research extra approximately Wegener's contributions to technological know-how and the strides he took in the direction of constructing the learn of plate tectonics. The easy-to-read textual content, obtainable thesaurus, valuable index, and exciting evidence paintings together with the full of life photos and desirable lab job to have interaction readers from starting to end!
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