The Environment

The Environment : Saving the Planet

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This title offers a practical, hands-on approach to helping children to explore, learn and understand about the world around them. Containing a range of safe, easy-to-do experiments, it aims to stimulate children's curiousity and challenge them to find out more through their own observations and discoveries. The book offers an all-round introduction to environmental science, covering pollution and waste, recycling, endangered species and habitats, and types of energy.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 215 x 240mm | 349g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs, index
  • 075340639X
  • 9780753406397

Table of contents

About this Book; Energy and Power; What is Energy?; Generating Power; The Price of Power; The Car Crisis; Low on Fuels; Splitting Atoms; Energy From the Sun; Wind Power; The Power of Water; Energy in the Home; Nature at Risk; Where Animals Live; Keeping the Balance; Pollution Problems; Forests in Danger; Rivers, Ponds and Lakes; Save Our Seas Farming Takes Over; City Living; Life on the Highways; Endangered Wildlife; Zoos Today; Pollution and Waste; What is Pollution?; Dirty Air; Rain that Burns; Cleaning up Our Act; Getting Started; Holes in the Sky; Things Are Hotting up; Polluting Our Water; Down on the Farm; Getting Rid of Waste; Pollution at Home; Rubbish and Recycling; What a Waste!; Where Does it Go?; Nature's Recycling; Rubbish that Won't Rot; Waste Not, Want Not; Down the Plug Hole; Banks for Bottles; Cans Count; Recycling Plastics; Recycling your Rags; Index; Acknowledgementsshow more