EARTH'S PRECIOUS RESOURCES

Clean air, clean water, and the other resources we depend on are under threat. This series tells about efforts all over the world to protect our precious resources.

85752Earth's Precious Resources Set (4 books)

The series looks at the resources we depend on—and examines the growing threats to those resources. The books share examples from around the world of how people and communities are developing new technologies and making lifestyle changes to protect and preserve our precious resources. View individual titles for details about each book.

Earth's Precious Resources: Clean Air

Clean Air focuses on one of our most precious resources—our atmosphere. Its special mix of gases makes Earth a livable world. Yet over the years, people have changed the air—and not for the better. Clean Air helps readers understand how the changes in our air are affecting our health and the health of our planet. The book also shares examples from all over the world of people and governments waking up to the problems and coming up with solutions.

Grades: 3-8
Lexile level: 920L
40 pages, full color
7 by 9 inches, paperback

epr_cleanenergyEarth's Precious Resources: Clean Energy

Clean Energy shows how people around the world are working to develop clean and renewable ways to meet our energy needs. Promising technologies range from solar power and wind power to geothermal energy and biofuels. The book explains why the development of new technologies and the refinement of old ones are critical to providing sustainable, accessible energy for the people of our planet. 

Grades: 3-8
Lexile level: 920L
44 pages, full color
7 by 9 inches, paperback

epr_cleanwaterEarth's Precious Resources: Clean Water

Water is essential to human life. Clean Water helps readers understand just how limited our supply of clean, fresh water is. The book explores why clean water is in increasingly short supply in many parts of the world. Clean Water also describes efforts around the world to protect our water resources and develop technologies for recycling and conserving water. 

Grades: 3-8
Lexile level: 920L
40 pages, full color
7 by 9 inches, paperback

Living Green begins by explaining how human activities have affected the precious resources we depend on for our very lives. The book helps readers understand the growing need for creative, realistic, and eco-friendly solutions to our environmental challenges. Living Greenalso shows how individuals and communities all over the world are being proactive in creating lifestyles that minimize our impact on the planet.

Grades: 3-8
Lexile level: 970L
39 pages, full color
7 by 9 inches, paperback