Primary School Environment Books

  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781912502547
    PAHG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £71.92
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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
  • ARIZP
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    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.
  • APVPT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.
  • ARJSO 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    This title enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of climate change and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why things such as the greenhouse and methane effects contribute to climate change and how this affects our planet. It then explores how solutions such as cutting emissions, using alternative energy sources and even changing transportation shows that science is fighting back.
  • ARJSS 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to the overuse of certain energy sources. There is also discussion of what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternative ways that science can fight back.
  • ARJSN 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    This title enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing and over hunting, 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.
  • ARJSP 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.99
    This book enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of crime, from murder to theft, and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at crime scene evidence, from fingerprints to DNA samples, and explains why these leave the police and scientists important clues. It then explores how the police use this science, along with technology such as CCTV and crime databases, to track down the criminal.
  • ARJSR 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.99
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why, how and when these natural disasters happen, and discusses how scientists are working at planning ahead for these events. Readers will learn how these scientists can detect them earlier and what we can do to protect ourselves from the damage they cause.
  • APWHI 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £12.99
    Energy For Everyone? explores one of the world's most profitable industries. It discovers how the energy industry began and why energy companies can charge so much for their goods. The book also discusses the challenges the energy industry faces as our planet's natural resources are depleted, and the genius solutions businesses have in place to ensure they continue to make billions. Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.
  • APWGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Planet Under Pressure examines the growing issue of the world's expanding population. It looks at where in the world population growth may be out of control, what governments and scientists are doing to help curb growth and what the future long-term implications for the planet could be if we cannot control human birth rates. Expert opinions about overpopulation are offered, along with the solutions science may hold. Is our planet's population out of control? What is the future of the global economy? Are we playing God with genetic modification? How secure is the global positioning system and who is tracking you? In Ask the Experts discover some of the most topical issues facing people today and read expert opinions on each subject. Once you have 'asked the experts', become an expert yourself and use the knowledge you have learned to make up your own mind about our future. An investigative series for children aged 9+.