Why is the Earth warming up? Why does recycling work? How do we make sure the water we drink is safe? The answers to all those questionsand moreare in science . . . and in this book. The environment covers a pretty huge area, of course, and in this book, we cover some of the key parts that affect you and your family. And its t just the environmentscience is all around us, every hour of every day. Discover more ways that science is a part of our lives in SCIENCE 247! Each title in this series contains color photos, diagrams explaining key science concepts, hands-on activities, and back matter including: an index, further reading lists for books and internet resources, and a series glossary. Mason Crests editorial team has placed Key Icons to Look for throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build kwledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich n-fiction books. Key Icons are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are then used in the prose throughout that chapter, and are emboldened, so that the reader is able to reference back to the definitions- building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build kwledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter contains termilogy used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the readers kwledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
Jane P Gardner
Mason Crest Publishers
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