Discover the Amazon by Lauri Berkenkamp

Discover the Amazon

Lauri Berkenkamp


Discover the Amazon by Lauri Berkenkamp

From avoiding predators to navigating through the jungle without a compass, this innovative guide provides kids with the vital tools one would need if lost in the Amazon. Offering practical survival techniques based on real stories, children will learn lessons that can be adapted to almost any outdoor situation, such as making fire, deciphering animal tracks, and using the natural world for all to create necessary supplies. Opening with an informative section on the region and its people, this essential resource combines history and science in a fun and engaging way. Facts and sidebars on the local creatures and plants are interspersed along with 15 activities for the home or classroomfrom making a fishing spear to determining how much water is needed to stay healthy.

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Nomad Press Nomad Press

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1st December 2008




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