Introduces the concept of energy, how we use it, and earth friendly ways kids can help conserve it and save the earth on a daily basis.
Introduces the concept recycling and why it is beneficial for our Earth while offering fun ways to recycle and reuse at home and in the community.
Introduces the concept of Earth’s water cycle, explains how we use Earth’s water, and offers ways kids can help conserve it.
Introduces ways to take care of Earth on a daily basis, such as recycling, planting trees, and caring for Earth’s animals.
Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earths supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too much carbon dioxide into the air disrupting the balance of the carbon cycle. Readers are encouraged to find ways to take action and find solutions.
This fascinating book explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earths magnetic poles and the planets rotation on an axis. Informative text, vivid photographs, and detailed diagrams help explain patterns such as day and night, the four seasons, the lunar cycle, the rise and fall of tides, and weather cycles.
The largest land-dwelling mammals on Earth, elephants are in danger of becoming extinct! Endangered Elephants details both the African and Asian habitats of these animals the stages of the elephant life cycle the social structure of elephant herds how habitat loss, war, and poaching have contributed to the endangerment of elephants what people are doing to help save them from extinction