Resource: 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
Website: 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
Author: Earth Works Group
ISBN: 0833544721 & 978-0833544728
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
URL: http://www.50simplekids.com/
Year: 1999
Description: This book for ages 9-12 is a practical and upbeat guide to saving resources and protecting the environment. Each brief chapter begins with an often humorous "Take a Guess," followed by an overview of a problem in "Did You Know," "What You Can Do," and "See For Yourself" sections. Statistics and measurements are translated into age-appropriate terms, such as comparing children's weight to the amount of garbage thrown away in a year. Parents and teachers will find this to be a useful guide for increasing awareness of environmental problems and a superb teaching tool.

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