Shaky ground -- Moving plates -- Cracks in the crust -- Rocky waves -- Measuring quakes -- Destructive disasters -- Earthquake effects -- Not all natural -- Staying safe.
"Earthquakes are incredible forces of nature. They shake the ground and topple buildings and bridges. They can even cause other natural disasters such as tsunamis. This book takes an in-depth look at the causes and impacts of earthquakes. This important earth science topic is covered in rich detail using age-appropriate text. Incredible photographs on each page show the power of these natural disasters. STEM and engineering topics from the Next Generation Science Standards are included. Readers will also learn important tips for staying safe during an earthquake." --Publisher description.