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Environmental Literacy

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Environmental Literacy

This is a systemic purchase for middle school library collections to support environmental litearcy teaching and learning requirements.

 

101 ways to save the planet By Underwood, Deborah  Dewey: 333.72 Lists 101 things individuals can do to help protect the environment, looking at ways to eat green, spare water, conserve power, help animals, reduce and recycle trash, make wise clothing choices, and more.

Adapting to flooding and rising sea levels By Meyer, Susan, 1986-  Dewey: 363.34 Describes how people are adapting to the increase in flooding and rising sea levels caused by global warming.

Bridging the energy gap By Langley, Andrew, 1949-  Dewey: 333.79 Explains where energy comes from, discusses different sources of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, wind and water power, and sunlight, and looks at what needs to be done to create less waste and use less energy.

Build it green By Farrell, Courtney  Dewey: 720 An illustrated introduction to sustainable architecture that examines the building materials and techniques used to create environmentally-friendly homes and structures, and describes how eco-homes save energy.

The case of the vanishing golden frogs a scientific mystery By Markle, Sandra  Dewey: 597.8 Follows a team of scientists as they try to save Panamanian golden frogs, which began to disappear fifteen years ago, and looks at the reasons behind their decline

Catastrophic climate change and global warming By Spalding, Frank  Dewey: 363.738 Provides information about global warming which is aimed at helping students determine fact from fiction in relation to the phenomenon, and includes suggestions for ways readers can help prevent global temperature change.

Dams and hydropower By Spilsbury, Louise  Dewey: 627 Discusses the history of, and problems specific to, dams around the world, including Egypt's Aswan High Dam, China's Three Gorges Dam, and India's Narmada Valley dams.

Deforestation By Spilsbury, Richard, 1963-  Dewey: 338.1 Discusses the history of, and problems specific to, forests around the world, including Indonesia, Nepal, Brazil, and other locations.

Fossil fuels By Ollhoff, Jim, 1959-  Dewey: 333.8 An exploration of energy resources that focuses on fossil fuels, providing information about how they are mined and produced, discussing their uses, advantages, and disadvantages, and including photographs, illustrations, and diagrams.

Geothermal, biomass, and hydrogen By Ollhoff, Jim, 1959-  Dewey: 333.79 An exploration of renewable energy resources that focuses on geothermal, biomass, and hydrogen energy, providing information about how they are produced and used and including photographs, illustrations, and diagrams.

Global warming greenhouse gases and the ozone layer By Faust, Daniel R  Dewey: 363.738 A graphic introduction to global warming that explains ultraviolet radiation, the ozone layer, the greenhouse effects, and how global warming can be prevented.

Green ways of getting around careers in transportation By Dakers, Diane  Dewey: 388 Examines environmentally friendly careers in transportation, describing the roles and responsibilities of people who work to create more fuel efficient and environmentally sound modes of mass transit and transportation.

Legally green careers in environmental law By Down, Susan Brophy  Dewey: 344.7304 Examines careers in environmental law, describing the roles and responsibilities of lawyers in firms who specialize in environmental law, environmental investigators, officers, policy advisors, and others.

Making good choices about biodegradability By Peterson, Judy Monroe  Dewey: 640 Introduces young readers to what living green means and how they can make good choices in using biodegradable products to reduce their impact on the environment.

Making good choices about conservation By Levy, Janey  Dewey: 333.72 Helps children understand the importance of conservation and the measures they can take to protect the world's water supply, forests, soil, oceans, and air quality.

Making good choices about nonrenewable resources By Johanson, Paula  Dewey: 333.7 Introduces young readers to a variety of products made from nonrenewable resources and their effects on the local ecology.

Making good choices about recycling and reuse By Watson, Stephanie, 1969-  Dewey: 363.72 Helps students understand the importance of recycling, explains how materials are recycled, and encourages them to start a recycling program in their schools.

Making good choices about renewable resources By Nagle, Jeanne  Dewey: 333.72 Helps children understand the importance of protecting the planet's natural resources and offers practical suggestions on how they can conserve those resources.

Managing green spaces careers in wilderness and wildlife management By Gazlay, Suzy  Dewey: 333.78 Introduces readers to a wide range of careers in education associated with wilderness and wildlife management.

Re-greening the environment careers in cleanup, remediation, and restoration By Gazlay, Suzy  Dewey: 363.7 Profiles individuals with careers in environmental clean-up, remediation, and renewal and offers information readers can use to explore their interest in and aptitude for jobs in the field.

Solar power By Ollhoff, Jim, 1959-  Dewey: 333.792 An exploration of renewable energy resources that focuses on solar power, providing information about how it is produced and used, discussing advantages and disadvantages.

 

 

 

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