This eco-friendly title focuses on green homes. Readers will learn how architects apply sustainable practices to earth-friendly structures. Recycled materials, solar panels, and more are explored through engaging illustrations and accessible text.
A guide to what a wind turbine services technician does and how to become one.
Introduces readers to the cool career of wildlife photographer by giving a better understanding of this cool job.
In October 2010, scientists in Indonesia made a frightening discovery. Mount Merapi, a powerful volcano on the island of Java, was about to erupt. Soon the homes of thousands of villagers and farmers would not be safe. For many people trying to quickly evacuate the danger zone, there would not be enough time to move their pets and livestock to a safe location. Would anyone rescue the animals that were left behind? In Saving Animals from Volcanoes, readers will meet the courageous people and organizations that rush in to save animals when disasters strike. From rescue workers who risk entering the volcano's danger zone to save wild animals, livestock, and pets, to volunteers who take in abandoned animals and care for them while they recover, the inspiring and true stories in this book are a must for any young animal lover.
A guide to what a climate scientist does and how to become one.
A guide to what a hydrologist does and how to become one.
How the Giant African Snail destroyed field crops and flower gardens and spread diseases to people thousands of miles from their native Africa.