You Are the Earth: Know the Planet so You Can Make It Better

You Are the Earth: Know the Planet so You Can Make It Better

by David Suzuki, Kathy Vanderlinden, Diane Swanson
     
 

Did you know thousands of microscopic parasites live on your forehead? That you're breathing dinosaur breath? Through fascinating facts and fables, colorful cartoons, lively photographs, and dynamic illustrations, youngsters learn about our connection to Earth. They'll find out that we and every other living thing are swimming in "air soup," and that the human body

Overview

Did you know thousands of microscopic parasites live on your forehead? That you're breathing dinosaur breath? Through fascinating facts and fables, colorful cartoons, lively photographs, and dynamic illustrations, youngsters learn about our connection to Earth. They'll find out that we and every other living thing are swimming in "air soup," and that the human body is almost 70 percent water.
A discussion of "fire power" explains the importance of the sun and how energy continuously cycles from plants to animals. From the tragedy of extinction to practical ways kids can help the environment, this fun and informative guide will change forever how children think about Planet Earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550548396
Publisher:
Greystone Books
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Series:
Little Giant Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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Vancouver, BC; Toronto, Ontario

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