Clean Air

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Macmillan, Aug 18, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Learn how to live green in this series from noted astronaut and environmentalist, Sally Ride that is dedicated to 3 of the Earth's main resources--air, energy, and water. Each volume describes how people use the Earth's resources and what can be done to protect them. Packed with full-color photographs and illustrations.

Clean Air
This volume examines how burning fossil fuels, clearing forests, and other human activities affect the Earth's climate by contributing large amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.


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This book is a very detailed, and gives an accurate description of air pollution with the use of photographs, bright text, vocabulary, and maps. This book, meant for upper elementary students, is ... Read full review


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In 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to travel into space. Since then, she has remained in the limelight as an astronaut, astrophysicist and outspoken advocate for encouraging women in the sciences. She is also the President and Founder of Sally Ride Science, a media company that develops educational content that encourages children's interest in science and technology. In addition to publications, the company creates content for teachers and out-of-school programs.

ANDREW BRIDGES is a longtime reporter who has written for newspapers, websites and major newswires in the U.S. and Europe. He lives in Washington D.C.

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