The Adventures of an Aluminum Can

Author: Alison Inches
ISBN: 1416972218
Release Date: 2009-05-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Follows the story of a piece of aluminum as it goes from ore in the ground to a refinery and becomes an aluminum can, and then becomes recycled as a baseball bat.

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle

Author: Alison Inches
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 1416967885
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Learn about recycling from a new perspective! Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into it's new a fleece jacket! Told from the point of view of a free-spirited plastic bottle, kids can share in the daily experiences and inner thoughts of the bottle through his personal journal. The diary entries will be fun and humorous yet point out the ecological significance behind each product and the resources used to make it. Readers will never look at a plastic bottle the same way again!

I Can Save the Earth

Author: Alison Inches
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 1416967893
Release Date: 2008-09-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A new “green” series!: Little Green Books will educate children on what they can do to be more eco-friendly. The books in this line will be made from recycled materials, and the storylines will cover subjects such as improving the environment, learning about endangered animals, recycling, and much more. Meet Max the Little Monster. He is a cute, furry green monster who is an environmental nightmare. Among other things, he leaves on all the lights, keeps his computer plugged in, blasts the TV, hoards his old toys and uses so much toilet paper it clogs the toilet until finally, his excessive ways cause a power outage. With no TV to watch, computer to play on, video games to play with, Max finds there is a whole big world outside that he can make a difference in the environment. Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves. A kid-friendly glossary of terms is included in the back of the book. This 8x8 paperback is perfect bound and will be printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper with soy-ink. The paper is FSC certified.

I Can Save the Ocean

Author: Alison Inches
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416995142
Release Date: 2010-03-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Max the Little Green Monster doesn't like cleaning up after himself, but when he learns how his carelessness and littering may have harmed the beautiful ocean, he goes on a quest to clean and protect the beach.

Teaching Geography Creatively

Author: Stephen Scoffham
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317359128
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Education

Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings. Further imaginative ideas include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning how to keep geography messy the outdoors and learning beyond the classroom how to teach geography using your local area the links between geography and other areas of the curriculum looking at geography, creativity and the future fun and games in geography engaging with the world through picture-books teaching about sustainability. With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.

Reusing and Recycling

Author: Charlotte Guillain
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 143290888X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses how reusing and recycling helps the environment and describes the types of materials that can be recycled.

Let s Talk Trash

Author: Kelly McQueen
ISBN: 0914525190
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Political Science

Discusses trash and the different ways in which it can be handled, with an emphasis on recycling. Incorporates the thoughts, questions, and drawings of children.

Michael Recycle

Author: Ellie Patterson
Publisher: Worthwhile Books
ISBN: 1845392825
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Recycling (Waste, etc.)

I'm Michael Recycle for all that I'm worth I'm green and I'm keen to save plane Earth!A small town somewhere near you is in desperate need of salvation...fro drowning in rubbish at the hands of its lazy and wasteful inhabitants! Join Mchael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, as he rescues the town and proves tohe lazy layabouts that recycling can actually be quite good fun!He is a new kid of superhero in a new kind of world.

Trash Magic

Author: Angie Lepetit
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 9781620657430
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Simple text and color photographs provide an introduction to recycling plastic"--

Rally for Recycling

Author: Lisa Bullard
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 9781541504905
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Earth has a trash problem. How can you help? Join Tyler in learning about recycling. Find out what happens to things when they are recycled. Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more with Tyler and Trina in the Planet Protectors series, part of the Cloverleaf Books collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!

Here Comes the Recycling Truck

Author: Meyer Seltzer
Publisher: Albert Whitman
ISBN: 0807532355
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book follows Elisa, the driver of a recycling truck, as she picks up papers, glass, and metals and takes them to the recycling center where they are prepared for recycling.

Earth Day Every Day

Author: Lisa Bullard
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 9780761380368
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

On Earth Day, we find ways to help the Earth. Trina plants trees with her class. She forms an Earth Day club with her friends. What can you do to make every day Earth Day? Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more with Tyler and Trina in the Planet Protectors series, part of the Cloverleaf Books collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!

The Everything Green Classroom Book

Author: Tessa Hill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440501739
Release Date: 2009-03-18
Genre: Education

This book is the essential guide for teaching children about nature and environmental protection. This guide shows teachers how to incorporate “green” concepts into everyday lessons, activities, and field trips. Also included are ways to send the lesson home, with clear steps for teaching children how to make saving the earth a part of their daily lives. Features information on: The best ways to address issues like global warming and the disappearing rainforests Sustainable school supplies Eco-friendly fundraising Inspiring field trip ideas (from the local farm to the local landfill!) Innovative ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle Teachers, students, administrators, and parents will learn to take green practices from the classroom to the larger world outside. By using teacher-tested activities and the inspiring stories of real kids, this book will motivate teachers and their students to turn education into action.

This Book Stinks

Author: Sarah Wassner Flynn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426327308
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Pollution

Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It's fun to talk trash when it's jam-packed with infographics, thematic spreads, wow-worthy photos, sidebars, serious stats, and fabulous facts. Also included are quizzes and activities to inspire kids to take action, be proactive, and rethink the things we throw away.