Like it or not, our children are inheriting a polluted world. By studying the effect of toxins on wildlife, understanding the societal problems posed by pollution, and participating in recycling and clean-up projects, kids can become proactive in preserving the future of our planet.
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Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative, activities-centered education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world, while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Teachers, parents, scout leaders, camp counselors, and anyone else committed to sharing nature with kids will want to collect all the volumes of these award-winning nature guides, filled with kid-pleasing indoor and outdoor acitivities. Each book includes: reproducible "Copycat Pages," with games, puzzles, pictures to color, and more; ready-to-use activities, including arts and crafts, creative writing, science experiments, songs, games, and curriculum tie-ins...with complete materials lists and step-by-step instructions; essays and case studies from leading scientists for group discussion; expanded glossaries and bibliographies. Be kind to the Earth--She's everyone's mother! This book not only teaches kids how to identify the many forms of pollution that plague the planet today, it also shows them that they can make a difference in how clean the earth is tomorrow. Points of environmental science are clearly spelled out, and the school- and community-based projects suggested will help heighten environmental awareness. They include: creating gardens, weather stations, and composting areas; planning community clean ups; reducing everyday pollutants in the watershed; helping out when there's an oil spill; and how to write to lawmakers when an environmental threat looms.About the Author:
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070471053
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070471053