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Synopsis:

In the Arctic, the summer ice is melting, making it hard for polar bears and their cubs to survive. Why is the world getting warmer? The heat of the sun is trapped by the greenhouse gases that surround Earth--carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and water vapor. If there is just the right amount of these trapped gases, the air is warm enough for plants, animals, and people to thrive. But now there is too much greenhouse gas, especially carbon dioxide. Polar bears, and all of us, are in trouble. Robert E. Wells, who lives in Washington State, shows why so much carbon dioxide is going into the air and what we can do to help keep Earth cool.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807565995
Author:
Wells, Robert E.
Publisher:
Albert Whitman & Company
Subject:
Ice
Subject:
Greenhouse effect, atmospheric
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Polar bear
Subject:
Polar Regions
Subject:
Science & Technology - Earth Sciences
Subject:
environment; global warming; pollution
Subject:
Environment.
Subject:
Global warming
Subject:
Pollution
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
7 x 10.5 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
07-09

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"Synopsis" by , In the Arctic, the summer ice is melting, making it hard for polar bears and their cubs to survive. Why is the world getting warmer? The heat of the sun is trapped by the greenhouse gases that surround Earth--carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and water vapor. If there is just the right amount of these trapped gases, the air is warm enough for plants, animals, and people to thrive. But now there is too much greenhouse gas, especially carbon dioxide. Polar bears, and all of us, are in trouble. Robert E. Wells, who lives in Washington State, shows why so much carbon dioxide is going into the air and what we can do to help keep Earth cool.
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