Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself by
  

Synopsis

Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself by

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 issueswind and solar power, pollution, endangered species, global warming, and recyclingand 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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An engaging guide to the natural world. It encourages children nine and up to get their hands dirty and actively connect with the environment. It is a great introduction to key environmental issues. Calgary Child Written for kids 9 and up and their grown-ups. Great for home, clubs and school. Awrungsponge.blogspot.com Could easily serve as a supplemental textbook in science and environmental classes for children ... very informative and age appropriate. CLEAR Reviews

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Electronic book text
128 pages

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Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st April 2008

ISBN

9781934670699


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