Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Jessie Alkire
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Young scientists, this one is for you! If you've ever wondered exactly how a volcano works, you will find the answers in the pages of this straightforward science book. This educational read is sure to inform as it provides a look at the internal formation of the different types of volcanoes. However, the most exciting part of this book has to be the six hands-on volcano projects. Clay, felt, and toothpaste are just some of the project supplies used to create volcanic visual aids for creative and curious children.
The book title is completely accurate, as all the projects in the book are definitely super simple. The instructions are clear and precise with excellent photographs to provide the reader with an idea of what their finished product should look like. The projects also have an explanation as to what is actually represented by the volcanic models that are being created. This book is an excellent educational tool for classrooms, libraries, and homes with young readers. Look no further for the perfect guidebook for future volcanologists!