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Junior Environment On File™
  • Format
  • Authored by: Victoria Chapman & Associates
  • From the Series: Diagrams
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 0816032076
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-3207-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $185.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/1997
  • Dewey Number: 372.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 290


Designed for Young Students

From the ocean floor to the stratosphere, Junior Environment On File™ provides a complete and thorough grounding in ecology and environmental studies for young students. This volume visually presents multifaceted concepts in a way that students will find easy to comprehend. Because this resource collects all the information about ecology and the environment in one place, teachers can spend more time and energy communicating with their students about the issues and less time searching for the information they need. Science, geography, social studies, civics, and current events classes will find Junior Environment On File™ a natural selection.

Visually Explains the Environment

More than 500 charts, graphs, tables, diagrams, maps, and illustrations visually convey the ecological and environmental topics taught in grades 3-6. In addition, specially developed "Color Me" pages allow students to turn black-and-white reference pages into an active learning experience.


Developed with contemporary education trends and geared to the science curricula, this resource:

  • Conveys the subject matter and concepts recommended by Project 2061 and major curricula
  • Includes material in Science-Technology-Society (STS)
  • Links science and social studies
  • Links science with reading/language arts by fostering an atmosphere of communication and encouraging writing
  • Stresses hands-on/minds-on science.
Partial Table of Contents:

Populations and Communities
Species in a Community Interact with Each Other
Human Interaction with the Rest of the World

Animals Can Change Their Environments
Social History of the American Lawn

Ecosystems Use Energy
A Deciduous Forest Food Web
Our Changing Energy Sources

Recycling Within Ecosystems
What Is Soil Made Of?
A Model Landfill

Change in Ecosystems
The Making of a Coral Reef

Adaptation and Evolution
Seeds: Adapted for Travel
Adaptive Traits of Humans

Endangered Ocean Animals
Saving Endangered Species

Earth Biomes and Ocean Ecosystems
North American Biomes
Anatomy of an Oil Spill

The Biosphere and Its Resources
How Smog Is Formed
Case Study: Cleaning Up a River

Humans Use Technology & Natural Resources
How an Electric Car Works
Nuclear Power.


More than 500 black-and-white illustrations, maps, tables, charts, graphs, and diagrams. Index. Appendix.

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