Saving the Earth by Anna Claybourne


Saving the Earth by Anna Claybourne

100 Facts SAVING THE EARTH is bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, detailed images and fun activities to help children aged 7+ learn everything they need to know about helping to preserve our planet. # Kids learn more easily with bitesized information.# Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts.# Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice. 100 Facts Saving the Earth includes key topics about our changing planet and future problems, in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Saving the Earth: # Global warming, greenhouse gases and climate change# Our current energy crisis and how to live a much 'greener' life# Worldwide campaigns and sustainable solutions to try to save our environment Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: # In a single day a cow can give out 500 litres of methane gas. That's enough to fill more than 100 party balloons! # The river Thames in London has just 10 percent of the pollution it had in the 1950s because of pollution prevention.# In prehistoric times, forests covered more than half of Earth's land. Today, almost half of those forests have gone. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: # Quiz question: Which kind of shopping bag is greenest - plastic, paper or cloth?# Make a homemade foot soak out of natural ingredients. All you need is oatmeal, skimmed milk powder and some dried rosemary# Walking instead of using a car reduces the amount of greenhouse gases - Count how many steps you can do in a day

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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48 pages


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31st December 2009



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