Let's Learn About Natural Resources

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

What is a natural resource? Why is it important? This series explains how essentials like clean air and fresh water nurture and sustain life. Readers learn about the products that natural resources can make, and how they can be harnessed to make our world run. Young readers will also learn about the dangers to these resources and how they should be protected and conserved. Simple text and full-color photographs will put students in close touch with the natural world and its marvels.
• Fosters a spirit of curiosity, inquiry, wonder, and discovery
• Content that is correlated to elementary social studies and STEM curricula, including the NGSS K-2 Earth Science standards, while being accessible, comprehensible, and inviting to young readers
• Fresh, dynamic, colorful, engaging spread design in which full-color images echo, reinforce, and enhance the text
• Fun Fact boxes highlight especially intriguing and memorable aspects of the subject and an activity section encourages hands-on, experiential learning

    Activities, Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Websites
  • Spring 2018
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    Animals and Fish

    Animals and Fish

    Jill Sherman
    We share this Earth with many other species. Earth is home to fish and animal life. They are a treasured natural resource. We raise and hunt animals for food. We use their hides to keep us warm. We put them to work and train them to do tasks we cannot do ourselves...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092389
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    Clean Air

    Clean Air

    Jill Sherman
    With every breath, it is clear that air is an essential natural resource. This mixture of gases is invisible, but it is all around us. Clean air gives us the oxygen we need to live, but the mixture is always changing...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091450
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    Fertile Land and Soil

    Fertile Land and Soil

    Jill Sherman
    The land beneath our feet gives life. Soil gives plants a place to grow. It is a natural resource that has shaped the way we live. However, we use it for more than just growing things. We grind up soil to create paints...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091412
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    Forests and Vegetation

    Forests and Vegetation

    Jill Sherman
    Everything that we need, Earth provides. All across our planet, plants grow. Earth's forests and plants are one of our valuable natural resources. We pick their fruit, leaves, and seeds for food. We cut their wood for lumber...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092372
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    Fossil Fuels

    Fossil Fuels

    Jill Sherman
    Buried deep beneath Earth's surface is a very valuable natural resource. Fossil fuels power our world. We dig them up so that we can use them to create electricity. But they do so much more than that...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092365
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    Fresh Water

    Fresh Water

    Jill Sherman
    Water, water, everywhere. Fresh water is one of Earth's most precious natural resources. All living things need water to survive, but humans also use water in many other ways. We cook with water. We clean with water...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092358
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