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Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself)

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Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself provides an engaging guide to the natural world and encourages children ages 9 and up to get their hands dirty and actively connect with the environment. It then introduces key environmental issues—wind and solar power, pollution, endangered species, global warming, and recycling—and posits potential solutions. Trivia, fun facts, and 25 captivating hands-on projects investigate ecology basics, such as the food chain, oxygen, and animal habitats, as well as ways to lessen the strain on Earth's resources by reducing human consumption and waste. With Planet Earth kids will learn how to respect and protect our unique planet.

Furthermore, Planet Earth meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction and is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.

Synopsis:

Childrens knowledge of the Earth and its ecology will blossom with this engaging guide to understanding and enriching the environment. The first half of the handbook provides an overview of the natural world and encourages children to get their hands dirty and actively connect with the environment while the second half introduces key environmental issues—wind and solar power, pollution, endangered species, global warming, and recycling—and posits potential solutions. Trivia, fun facts, and 25 captivating hands-on projects investigate ecology basics, such as the food chain, oxygen, and animal habitats, as well as ways to lessen the strain on the Earths resources by reducing human waste and consumption. Activities include building a worm composting castle, a wind-powered bubble machine, a Tullgren funnel, and a gardening project that illustrates the burden of overpopulation.

About the Author

Kathleen Reilly is the author of hundreds of articles on kids and outdoor activities. She lives in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934670040
Author:
Reilly, Kathleen M.
Publisher:
Nomad Press (VT)
Author:
Reilly, Kathleen
Author:
Rizvi, Farah
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Activity Books - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Recycling (waste, etc.)
Subject:
Environmental education
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Environmental Studies
Subject:
Activity Books
Subject:
Science & Technology / Environmental Science & Technology Ecology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Build It Yourself series
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 0.69 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Childrens knowledge of the Earth and its ecology will blossom with this engaging guide to understanding and enriching the environment. The first half of the handbook provides an overview of the natural world and encourages children to get their hands dirty and actively connect with the environment while the second half introduces key environmental issues—wind and solar power, pollution, endangered species, global warming, and recycling—and posits potential solutions. Trivia, fun facts, and 25 captivating hands-on projects investigate ecology basics, such as the food chain, oxygen, and animal habitats, as well as ways to lessen the strain on the Earths resources by reducing human waste and consumption. Activities include building a worm composting castle, a wind-powered bubble machine, a Tullgren funnel, and a gardening project that illustrates the burden of overpopulation.

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