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Climate Change
     

Climate Change

by Eve Hartman, Wendy Meshbesher
 

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‘Climate Change’ explores one of the biggest topics of our time. You will learn about everything from causes of climate change to how scientists gather data about global warming. You will discover the different ways people and nations are combating climate change. You will even find examples of how people and animals adapt to a new climate. Sci-Hi is an

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‘Climate Change’ explores one of the biggest topics of our time. You will learn about everything from causes of climate change to how scientists gather data about global warming. You will discover the different ways people and nations are combating climate change. You will even find examples of how people and animals adapt to a new climate. Sci-Hi is an engaging, comprehensive, and visually stimulating series that takes learning science core curriculum to a whole new level.

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School Library Journal
Gr 4-7–The value of the first six of these wide-ranging introductions lies in their clear explanations, lively presentations, and numerous household (or local) and global examples of their subjects. The short chapters in Minerals, for example, cover such standard fare as “What Is a Rock?” and “Sedimentary Rocks,” but are rescued by their use of short paragraphs that include helpful scientific definitions. Information in Climate Change ranges from an examination of Philadelphia’s climate over the past 30 years to a description of recent changes in Siberian permafrost. Multiple colorful sidebars and large and small diagrams and photographs will help students to grasp the fundamentals being discussed, and the easy but interesting science experiments will act as further reinforcements. Cycles brings together information that must normally be searched for across multiple volumes and drives home the message that Earth’s ecosystems and natural processes are delicately balanced and intertwined. Science Across Cultures, however, attempts to cover too much, discussing such diverse topics as science history and basics, careers, and controversies. Pass on this one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410933522
Publisher:
Raintree Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Sci-Hi: Earth and Space Science Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
920L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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