Earth is our home, but its health is in danger! In My Earth and Space Science Library: Protecting Our Planet, you'll learn more about the threats facing Earth and how you can help protect our planet.
This book discusses the major roles water plays in all living things, including how it affects the weather, shapes the land, and nourishes plants and animals. Reading Essentials in Science.
Climate is the normal weather in an area. It includes factors such as temperatures, precipitation, winds, sunlight, and humidity. Climates create habitats such as rain forests, deserts, and tundra. Reading Essentials in Science.
The Earth moves. The ground moves. Air and water move. All of this movement brings change to the Earth and its inhabitants. his book explains the different movements that effect Earth, including its movement in space and continental drift. Reading Essentials in Science.
An elementary exploration of canyons, focusing on the geological evidence that helps explain how and where they form and spotlighting famous examples, such as Arizona’s Grand Canyon.
Modern farming allows us to buy almost any kind of food at any time of the year. But this convenience comes at a cost. This important book shows how we can farm and grow food without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are investigating ways to prevent the problems modern farming creates, including pollution from chemicals used for growing crops, clear cutting of rainforests to make space for grazing and farmland, and contributing to climate change by breeding more and more livestock. Useful suggestions encourage readers to find ways to reduce their food waste and packaging.
The Internet gives us information at our fingertips and puts us in touch instantly with anyone in the world. It reduces our need to use paper or travel long distances to meet, but its growth has come at a cost. Find out how we can stay connected without harming ourselves or the planet in this insightful look at the Internet and social media. Case studies reveal the environmental impact of producing and discarding the computers and other devices we use to access the Internet, as well as the human toll from serious problems such as cyber bullying and online addiction.