WATER!: Why every drop counts and how you can start making waves to protect it (National Geographic Kids)
By Gerry, Lisa
Did you know the water in your glass could be the same water the dinosaurs drank? Discover more incredible facts about Earth’s water, the challenges facing it, and how your actions can help defend this precious resource. Dive in!
No doubt about it, water is fascinating! It’s also essential. Every living thing on Earth needs it, from big blue whales to teeny, tiny bacteria. But our planet is facing some serious water problems: Drinkable water isn’t easily accessible to everyone, the demands for water around the globe are increasing while the supply is limited, and some human actions are causing disastrous ripple effects downstream for ecosystems and the animals that live in them.
Fortunately, there is hope! And that’s where this book comes in. By learning the ins and outs of important water issues and making small but powerful changes in our daily life, we can help protect the water that connects us all on our beautiful blue planet.
· What kids can do right now to combat climate change
· How to make a water filter at home and other fun activities
· How small changes in your daily routine can equal big water savings
· Stats, infographics, and surprising facts (Did you know that it takes about 300 gallons of water to produce one cheese pizza?)
· And much more!
A fascinating look at Earth’s water and a call to action to young readers to help safeguard it.
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