Facing a Warming World

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978-0-531-13078-0
How did scientists come to understand that climate change is happening? And how is it affecting human societies today? This book explores the human response to climate change over the past century. Chapters address the health effects and emotional impact of climate change, as well as how people are working to solve the problem, from protests to political and technological change.
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Written by Melissa McDaniel
ISBN 978-0-531-13078-0
Key Features
  • Covers Next Generation Science Standards core ideas including Weather and Climate, Human Impacts on Earth Systems, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer, and Biodiversity and Humans
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Thought-provoking openers introduce the books in a clear and approachable manner, and link the content to real-world people and events
  • Fascinating sidebars highlight important concepts, moments, and ideas
  • Full-spread explorations of climate-related data encourage students to analyze information for themselves
  • Profiles highlight young people taking action in their communities
  • Timelines outline major events related to the history, understanding, and impact of climate change
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
Series No
Item # 693493
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2020
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7-1/4 x 8-3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 304.2/5
Grades 3 - 5
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