Item description for Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself series) by Kathleen M. Reilly...
Overview Discusses a variety of environmental sciences topics, including wind and solar power, endangered species, global warming, and recycling, along with a collection of experiments and conservation activities.
Children's 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 issues—wind and solar power, pollution, endangered species, global warming, and recycling—and posits potential solutions. Trivia, fun facts, and more than 20 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 Earth's 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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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.9" Height: 9.95" Weight: 1.08 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Nomad Press
ISBN 1934670057 ISBN13 9781934670057
Availability 0 units.
More About Kathleen M. Reilly
Kathleen Reilly is the author of hundreds of articles on kids and outdoor activities. She lives in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.