Engineering Disasters: Air France Flight 447, 1st Edition

  • Todd Kortemeier
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175523
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175527
  • DDC: 363.12465
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released April 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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On June 1, 2009, a plane was making its way from Brazil to France when it disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. An investigation revealed the engineering issues that caused the plane to crash. This book examines the scope of the disaster, its causes, and how people can keep a similar disaster from happening again. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Huge Storm.
2: The Search.
3: The Investigation.
4: The Black Boxes Speak.
5: The Aftermath.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Author.