365 Ways to Live Green for Kids: Saving the Environment at Home, School, or at Play--Every Day! (Google eBook)

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Adams Media, Feb 18, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
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In the greenconscious world we live in today, parents realize the importance of teaching the lessons of green living, early on. With this book, parents can encourage their children to be ecologically friendly with fun lessons such as:
  • The three Rs: reducing waste, reusing materials, and recycling
  • Why we should keep the air, oceans, and forests pollutionfree
  • Why organic food is tastier--and better--for you
  • How to protect plants and animals
  • Earth Day celebrations
Complete with tips for every day of the year--and activities for home, school, and during playtime-- this book reveals how easy it is to be an ecofriendly family--and prepare for a better future together.
  

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This book provides students with many examples of how to go green at school and at home. Teachers could use it as a top shelf book for students to use as research while learning about the effects of ... Read full review

Contents

Organic Farming
10
Composts
20
Genes 28 36 Teach Yourself About Genetic Engineering 28 37 Do Research On GM Food 29 38 Find a Book About Rachel Carson 30 39 Share This...
38
Epipelagic Zone
39
Rainforests
40
Plants
41
Satellite
42
Cut the Atmospheric Layer Cake
43
Reduce Noise Pollution
93
Snip Rings
94
Watch for Gas Spills
95
Dispose of Toxic Stuff Safely
96
Do You Know about Natural Pollution?
97
159
98
Permafrost
133
249 KnowtheInsand OutsofTide energy And power 143 Power
154

Weather
44
Make Your Very Own Cloud
45
Slash and Burn
46
Ecotourism
47
Oasis
48
Mirage
49
97
62
Ecological 116 Make Your Own Plant Guide 73 Footprint
87
Measure Your Ecological Footprint
88
Sky Glow
89
Air Pollution 75 118 Do Research On Acid Rain 76 119 Dont Lower Your pH 77 120 See Acid Rains Effects on Lakes and Forests 77 121 Do an Aci...
90
Realize That Noise Is Pollution Too
91
Do a Noise Pollution Experiment
92
Get New Bulbs
155
Put on a Sweater
156
Throw Bad and Old Stuff Away
157
Stop Heating the Outdoors
158
Methane Energy
159
Wind Farms
160
Catalogs
172
Paper or Plastic? 171 304 Cool It on Coolant
179
Make Every Day Earth Day
192
Be Green at the Post Office
197
Write a Nature Haiku
204
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About the author (2009)

Sheri Amsel (Elizabethtown, NY) has published more than twenty books on nature and environmental topics. Her love of science and the outdoors led to degrees in botany, zoology, and a masters in anatomy and biomedical illustration. Her ongoing work includes advising schools on the development of educational nature trails; writing science programming; and performing habitat, science, and conservation workshops. Her environmental efforts include working with the Nature Conservancy on education and conservation projects; teaching nature observation and journaling for the Adirondack Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC), a science museum in Paul Smiths, NY; and conducting wildlife illustration workshops for the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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