People and the Planet

Lyn Sirota (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914770

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Description

This book explores how human activity affects the Earth, e.g. the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water, habitat destruction, construction, emissions, and pollution.

Reading Level
Lexile
1070L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Y
ATOS
7.4
DRA
70
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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