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|Author: Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
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When the weather changes daily, how do we really know that Earth’s climate is changing? Here is the science behind the headlines – evidence from flowers, butterflies, birds, frogs, trees, glaciers and much more, gathered by scientists from all over the world, sometimes with assistance from young “citizen-scientists.” And here is what young people, and their families and teachers, can do to learn about climate change and take action. Climate change is a critical and timely topic of deep concern, here told in an age-appropriate manner, with clarity and hope. Kids can make a difference!This book combines the talents of two uniquely qualified authors: Lynne Cherry, the leading children’s environmental writer/illustrator and author of The Great Kapok Tree, and Gary Braasch, award-winning photojournalist and author of Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World.The authors know how important it is to share environmental issues with children with care. Read Climate Change Made Age-Appropriate.A highly recommended Teacher’s Guide is available as a companion to How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate. Written by master teacher Carol Malnor, this 56-page guide is designed to help teachers and students explore the science behind global warming through engaging lessons, classroom activities, and citizen science projects.
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