Think twice before you bite into that cheeseburger! Conservation for kids is made simple in this timely issue, which explains how cheeseburgers – and just about every other item we produce and consume – create a huge carbon footprint that causes climate change and pollution. Explore the vital roles that clean air and water play in our lives, and find out how scientists are struggling to keep our planet green by developing alternative fuels and other forms of energy. Kids will learn why it’s important to conserve rainforests and natural habitats – as well as the endangered species that live in them. The concept of sustainability is also explored in clear terms, using concrete examples.
Did you know it takes 500 years for a Styrofoam cup to decompose? Incredible facts reveal just how much waste we generate each day, and explain why some waste is worse than others. Find out how landfills are part of the solution – but also part of the problem. Conservation for kids doesn’t have to be a bore: Descriptions of quirky and cutting-edge conservation projects around the world are sure to spark discussion in the classroom. Best of all, kids will find simple conservation tips they can use on a daily basis to reduce their impact on the environment, and will discover just what a difference they can make by recycling household items.