Dangerous Planet



Dangerous Planet Did a meteorite wipe out the dinosaurs and allow for human evolution Did an earthquake usher in the rise of Greek civilization Did a snowstorm help create the New York subway The answer to all these questions is a resounding yes Over and over again, natural disasters have influenced the course of human history in ways great and small From the Great Fire of London to the Great Kanto Quake, Bryn Barnard describes ten key moments when natural disasters have played a significant role in shaping our history Highlighted with vivid and meticulously researched illustrations, Dangerous Planet demonstrates the mighty force of planet Earth and the role humanity must play in its survival New Read [ Dangerous Planet ] by [ Bryn Barnard ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • Dangerous Planet
  • Bryn Barnard
  • English
  • 22 August 2017
  • 0375822496

10 thoughts on “Dangerous Planet

  1. Eric says:

    If I were still 9 years old, I would have loved this book Its illustrations are fantastic, and the subject matter opens your mind beyond the short sighted modern history that we myopically assume to be the status quo from this point forth In truth, 50 years of modern recollection doesn t encompass give us a whole lot of insight on the next 50 years our world operates on time scales much larger It s good to remind people that natural extremes have changed the course of history before, and wi If I were still 9 years old, I would have loved this book Its illustrations are fantastic, and the subject matter opens your mind beyond the short sighted modern history that we myopically assume to be the status quo from this point forth In truth, 50 years of modern recollection doesn t encompass give us a whole lot of insight on the next 50 years our world operates on time scales much larger It s good to remind people that natural extremes have changed the course of history before, and will again.That said, there are a couple times when Barnard s common sense o meter failed to screen out some urban legends For instance, while acknowledging that hail typical ranges from peas to baseballs in size, he passes along a story about an elephant sized chunk that purported...

  2. Barbara says:

    Summary CIP Describes specific occurrences of natural disasters, such as meteor impacts, landslides, typhoons, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes, and their impact on human history.REVIEW Showing how history intersects with the effects of the natural world be it fires, earthquakes, storms, or meteoric impacts makes for a great resource for classroom discussions, readers advisory, and those nonfiction aficionados In Darwinian fashion, the author points out the ecological or social openin Summary CIP Describes specific occurrences of natural disasters, such as meteor impacts, la...

  3. Debrarian says:

    Totally fascinating little vignettes, chockfull of derivations and interesting connections Just enough information Way fun Totally fascinating very short pieces about meteor impacts, typhoons, mudslides, volcanic erupti...

  4. Danielle says:

    Cool book for upper elementary kids on the historical impact of natural disasters Would England be in control of France today if not for a hailstorm Did a blizzard result in the creation of the New York City subway system Full of fun facts.

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