Inside Volcanoes by Melissa Stewart
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What causes scorching hot lava to spike through Earth's crust and make a volcano blow its top? Do volcanoes exist in space? What do brave volcanologists learn by climbing right into a volcano's mouth? In the wake of the eruptions by Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull, everyone wants to know! Ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams, and first-person stories, take intrepid young explorers right to the source to find out.
 

About Melissa Stewart

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Dr. Melissa Stewart is founder and Executive Director of the Organization of Patient Educators. Using her patient-centered Medagogy approach - the conceptual framework discussed in Practical Patient Literacy - she has effectively taught health care professionals how to improve their education and communication techniques. Dr. Stewart is on the faculty at Our Lady of Lake College, and also serves as Director of Education at eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Organization for Louisiana. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and completed her Masters in Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a Registered Nurse and Certified Patient Educator. In 2010, Dr. Stewart authored a resolution making health literacy a major initiative for the American Nurses Association. Dr. Stewart's patient literacy work and her UPP tool were used in a Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pilot program administered by eQHealth. That project resulted in special recognition from the CMS for its leadership role in Care Transitions. Shaw is the daughter of a U.S. Naval Officer. She received a B.A. in zoology from the University of Hawaii-Manoa with training in scientific illustration. She is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer for over 25 years. She currently develops supplementary science educational materials and gives teacher workshops on incorporating scientific illustration in science classrooms.
 
Published July 5, 2011 by Sterling. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Unidentified explosions on the cover and title page are the hook for this latest entry in the Inside... series.

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