Earth science is a broad field that explores everything from the daily weather report to the devastating effects of hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanoes. ""Earth Science"" examines some of the latest scientific discoveries in earth science, including the effects of drought, the causes and effects of tsunamis, and the exploration of the mysterious world beneath the sea.
Author and series editor Tara Koellhoffer earned her degree in political science and history from Rutgers University. Today, she is a freelance writer and editor with 10 years of experience working on nonfiction books for young adults, covering topics ranging from social studies and biography to health and science. She has edited hundreds of books and teaching materials, including Italy. She lives in Pennsylvania. Introduction by Emily Sohn, writer, Science News for Kids