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The Cartoon Guide to the Environment : Cartoon Guides - Larry Gonick

The Cartoon Guide to the Environment

Cartoon Guides

Paperback Published: 1st August 1996
ISBN: 9780062732743
Number Of Pages: 240
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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Do you think that the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock club? Or that the Food Web is an online restaurant guide? Or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland? Then you need "The Cartoon Guide to the Environment" to put you on the road to environmental literacy.

"The Cartoon Guide to the Environment" covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming -- and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems.

Acknowledgments
Forests and Waterp. 1
More Cyclesp. 13
Evolving Systems, Struggling Individualsp. 25
Communities Wet ...p. 37
... And Dryp. 47
Let's Eat!p. 65
From Hunting to Plantingp. 81
What Limiting Factors?p. 99
Bye, Bye, Biome!p. 121
Energy Websp. 137
Let's Eat Again!p. 159
Bright Lights, Big Cityp. 175
Pollutionp. 189
Earth Islandp. 205
Bibliographyp. 218
Indexp. 221
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780062732743
ISBN-10: 0062732749
Series: Cartoon Guides
Audience: General
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st August 1996
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 19.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.34

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