This book is filled with engaging big ideas that will inspire children to think about their role in keeping our world healthy, Our World Out of Balance details how humans have thrown the planet off-balance and ways we can work together to be part of the solution and create a healthier world.
Featuring brave scientists, young activists, and many groups working collectively to protect our future, Our World Out of Balance will leave readers feeling empowered and inspired.
for homeschooling and virtual and blended learning, each chapter pairs
brightly colored illustrations with easily graspable scientific facts
and statistics. The easy-to-follow “Before” and “After” segments help
children understand complex topics like:
- Air pollution
- Rising seas
- Plastics and increased waste
The backmatter lists various citizen science initiatives that kids can take part in to help make a difference.
Informational text includes a table of contents, diagrams, index,
glossary, and select bibliography. Printed on FSC-certified paper with
Key Points:A truly comprehensive book on the topic of climate change, for kids ages
8-12; Much interest in this topic, with educators and parents looking
for an approachable book about climate change and environmental
conservation for young kids; Readers will be left feeling both empowered
and inspired; each chapter pairs brightly colored illustrations with
easily digestible scientific facts and statistics; author takes a
kid-appropriate approach to the scientific data; offers tangible, simple
things that every child should be able to do themselves to help the
planet; the text is simple, clear, and well-organized and breaks down a
huge concept into smaller, bite-size concepts; includes glossary,
bibliography and index; connections to academic standards, including
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State
Standards; Lexile: IG940L, GRL-W, Interest level: grade 2 to grade 7;
includes an online teacher’s guide; includes an online citizen science
activity kit for bookstores, libraries, and parents.