Sustainable Agriculture

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809005

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As our world's population grows, so to does our need for energy. Scientists seek the next breakthrough in new technology while constantly finding ways to make current solutions cheaper and more efficient. In this title, discover what sustainable agriculture is, its history, how we practice it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about how farmers use energy, what steps they are taking to use new sources of energy more efficiently, and how they are learning from and working with nature to improve farming. Sidebars, full-color photos, full-spread diagrams, well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, stories highlighting innovations in action, and a glossary enhance this engaging title. Innovative Technologies is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
1220L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
9.2
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
History Nature Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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