A Kids' Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming: How to Take Action! (How to Take Action! Series) (Paperback)
Carbon footprints, alternative energies, deforestation, and water conservation are just some of the issues related to climate change and global warming addressed in this book. Kids explore what others in the world have done and are doing to address the problem, find out what their own community needs, and develop a service project. Includes facts, quotations, real-life examples, write-on pages, resources, a note to adults—and a lot of inspiration to get out there and make a difference. This hands-on student workbook can be used as a stand-alone book or in conjunction with the The Complete Guide to Service Learning. Part of an ongoing series that includes A Kids’ Guide to Hunger & Homelessness, A Kids’ Guide to Helping Others Read & Succeed, and A Kids’ Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals.
About the Author
Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., is a former classroom teacher, a nationally recognized expert on service learning, and an International Service Learning Consultant. She works with state departments of education, university faculty and students, school districts, and classroom teachers on issues including service learning, civic responsibility, and respectful school communities. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning, A Kids’ Guide to Hunger & Homelessness, A Kids’ Guide to Helping Others Read & Succeed, and A Kids’ Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals.
"This book is fantastic! Through jaw-dropping facts about our rapidly changing environment and creative exercises and projects that make a difference, children are motivated to take immediate action. A Kids' Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming provides many hours of creative activism that students, parents, teachers, and polar bears alike will love." —Linda Sivertsen & Tosh Sivertsen, authors of the award-winning Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life
“A tour de force that pushes students to take action in ways that promise real impact.” —Barbara Cervone, Ed.D., president, What Kids Can Do/Next Generation Press
“Providing step-by-step suggestions for effective activities, this book is a fine educational tool for young environmental activists.” —Midwest Book Review, Children’s Bookwatch: The Science Shelf