How much power is in poop? Discover the biofuel technology that turns human and animal waste into energy for everything from cooking to powering up entire buildings.
This book provides an understanding of the impact that humans have on Earth and suggests ways to reduce damage to the environment.
Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.
This book explains the water cycle and how water is used to generate many forms of electricity. It introduces students to the importance of keeping our water supplies clean has detailed information about the effects water has on different formations on our Earth. From weathering to landslides, it can all be found in this title.
Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.
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.
From basic information about air pressure to cloud formations, this book goes on to explain violent weather conditions and how to prepare for them. Also talks about the Earth's changing weather patterns and climates and what role we play in those changes.