Primary School Environment Books

  • AYHZW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing, overhunting, and climate change all affect the lives of animals. But solutions such as protecting and restoring habitats and cutting pollution show that science is fighting back.
  • BGLDR 9 years +
    9 years +
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    • RRP £8.99
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    Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster, from hurricanes to tornadoes and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why, how and when these natural disasters happen. It then explores how scientists are working at planning ahead for these events, how we can detect them earlier and what we can do to protect ourselves from the damage they cause to us, our homes and our environment.
  • ARJKV 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    What turns a flood event into a flood disaster? What can be done to protect crops from pests and fire? How do scientists detect likely tornado formation inside a thunderstorm? This book discusses natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts and looks into how scientists use their technology to try and protect people from them, such as seismology to detect earthquakes and sensors on buoys at sea to detect water pressure changes in the lookout for tsunamis, and whether these measures that are taken are effective or proactive enough.
  • ARJKX 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Is burning coal still harmful today? What is fracking? What do we do when fossil fuels run out? This book looks at the potentially harmful implications on the state of our planet from the use of fossil fuels, discussing in depth the various techniques of fossil fuel extraction such as longwall mining for coal, the major effects of oil leaks and spills on the ocean and the reason for the heated debate about fracking. The book also looks at alternative energy sources such as biofuels, hydroelectric power and even a new type of rocket fuel.
  • AQCJF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Who makes the technology we use every day in school and at home? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's technology industry? This book looks at the impact our use of technology has on our lives and on the environment and asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
  • AKIFC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Energy comes in many forms, and we depend on it in many ways. This book explores the different forms of energy, looking at how it can be transferred and used.
  • AKRJL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.59
    • RRP £8.99
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    We depend on electricity in nearly every facet of our daily lives. But what exactely is electricity, how do we generate it, and how can we use it? This book explores the phenomenon that keeps the modern world up and running.
  • AQCKS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This book looks at the causes and effects of the overfishing of the oceans and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the rapid depletion of fish stocks continues. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.
  • ARJKW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    How do we end up eating plastic bags? What is 'e-waste'? How do we recycle plastics? This book discusses recycling in a world that has an increasing amount of waste, looking at how effective we are globally at recycling and highlighting issues such as the dangers of recycling toxic or hazardous waste, the potential of 'blackwater' treatment and the use of new building materials that are sustainable, such as guadua bamboo.
  • AQCKJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This book looks at the effects of global warming and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the Earth's thick masses of ice melt. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.
  • ATPGC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    This fascinating book is a great introduction to the topic of earthquakes and volcanoes.

    Where do they occur? Why do they happen? What effects do they have? These and many more questions are answered, explained and illustrated in this introduction to the forces of nature. With endless facts and figures, this engaging book offers hours of reading pleasure and will help with schoolwork or projects.
  • BMADP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Overturned cars. Destroyed houses. Snapped power lines. The powerful winds of a tornado can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how tornadoes form and learn about some of history's worst twisters.
  • BLZYW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.39
    • RRP £8.99
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    Dangerous winds. Torrential rains. Toppled trees. The roaring winds and sheets of rain brought on by a hurricane can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these swirling storms form and learn about some of history's worst hurricanes.
  • BMAZY 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Dangerous landslides. Collapsed buildings. Blazing fires. The violent shaking of earthquakes can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these catastrophes form and learn about some of history's worst earthquakes.
  • BMAZZ 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Hazardous sinkholes. Major mudslides. Uprooted trees. The heavy rains during a flood can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these disasters form and learn about some of history's worst floods.
  • AQCHC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Each title in this series addresses an environmental topic and illustrates its aspects with the help of maps. This title presents energy resources, and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography. A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.