Unit C: Earth's Surface

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Fishing Family
Summary: Learn how a family's life changed when an oil spill occurred.

On Level

Still Standing
Summary: After earthquakes, scientists study how to make buildings safer.


Mount St. Helens
Scientists were surprised by how quickly life returned to the land around the volcano.



Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest
Journey across Earth's surface from mountains to oceans.
Crumbling Earth: Erosion and Landslides
Learn about some forces that change Earth's surface.
A Handful of Dirt
This introduction to a precious resource examines soil's composition and the creatures that live in it.


Resources: Nature's Riches
Discover Earth's natural resources.
Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share
People work together to address their need for natural resources.
Nature in Danger
Readers learn how they can help protect and conserve Earth's natural resources.