Understanding Garbage and Our Environment

Understanding Garbage and Our Environment

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Garbage is fascinating! Whether you call it trash, waste, debris, refuse, or even yuck, it is a fact of life that affects us all. Through activities and research, this 300-page book will help you build middle schoolers' science process skills while promoting awareness of complex environmental issues. Together, you will examine subjects such as recycling, waste-related illness, source reduction, and more. Each of the eight motivating lessons and 20 hands-on investigations in this book includes cross-curricular extensions, safety tips, and resources for further study. Every lesson includes references to the National Science Education Standards. Appropriate for grades 5 -- 8.
Publisher: New York ; Montreal : McGraw-Hill, c1999.
ISBN: 9780070647602
Branch Call Number: J 363.72807 Nol 3701 1
Characteristics: ix, 305 pages : illustrations


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