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Book details
  • SubGenre:Science & Nature / Environment
  • Age Range (years):13 and up
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Save the World Series
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:184
  • eBook ISBN:9798989026272
  • Paperback ISBN:9798989026210

Coral Reefs

A STEM Novel

by Stephen Wood

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Explore the urgent reality of climate change in 'Coral Reefs.' Join Diane and Bronwyn on a quest to prove the dire effects of global warming, as they journey through Florida's waters and encounter experts in their mission for change.
Venture into the compelling narrative of 'Coral Reefs,' where Diane and Bronwyn embark on a mission to unveil the undeniable truth about global warming, rising sea levels, and the perilous impact of escalating ocean temperatures. In a world where skepticism persists, the duo is determined to shatter misconceptions and raise awareness about the imminent threats to our environment. Challenging their skeptical science teacher, Diane and Bronwyn launch into a competition that propels them on a journey of exploration and revelation. Their pursuit of factual evidence leads them to the vibrant coral reefs of Florida. From snorkeling in Epcot Center's giant fish tank to exploring the Miami Seaquarium and the depths of the Florida Keys, the girls encounter a spectrum of scientists and coral reef specialists, gathering the data crucial for their mission. Back at school, their presentation becomes a beacon of knowledge, not only enlightening their science class but captivating the entire student body. Their science teacher, instrumental in the journey's inception, arranges for state representatives to witness their compelling presentation.
About the author
Dr. Stephen Wood, a distinguished professional engineer and head of the Ocean Engineering program at the Florida Institute of Technology, infuses 'Coral Reefs' with authenticity. With over two decades of experience teaching Ocean Engineering, Dr. Wood's expertise forms the bedrock of this thought-provoking tale. Holding degrees from renowned institutions including the University of Rhode Island, University of Miami, and Oregon State University, Dr. Wood's passion for oceanic exploration and engineering excellence shines through his storytelling. His extensive academic repertoire spans Ocean Engineering Design, Underwater Robotics, Fluid Mechanics, and more. Dr. Wood's dedication to education and environmental awareness permeates every page of 'Coral Reefs,' offering readers an engaging and informative experience that resonates with the realities of our changing world.