Click to order now!A Kid’s Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming
By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A.
This book is now available for free download here.
Do you want service learning ideas, activities and examples for middle and high school kids that make a difference on the local, national, and global scene? This workbook, part of Free Spirit’s How to Take Action! series by internationally renowned service learning expert Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., is what you need. A Kids’ Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming teaches about current issues related to climate change, such as:
A Kids’ Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming teaches about current issues related to climate change, such as:
- carbon footprints
- “foodprints” (how food we consume affects climate change)
- the greenhouse effect
- alternative energies
- water conservation
- severe weather
- becoming a “green ambassador”
- history of environmentalism and Earth Day
- effects of climate change around the world
Kids explore what others in the world (including young people their age) have done and are doing to address the issues, find out what their community needs, and develop a service plan. The workbook includes facts, quotations, real-life examples, write-on pages, resources, a note to adults—and a lot of inspiration to get out there and make a difference in the world. Includes an exclusive interview with Reid Detchon, Executive Director of Energy and Climate Division of the United Nations Foundation.
Reviews are In
“Providing step-by-step suggestions for effective activities, this book is a fine educational tool for young environmental activists.” —Midwest Book Review, Children’s Bookwatch: The Science Shelf
“A tour de force that pushes students to take action in ways that promise real impact.” —Barbara Cervone, Ed.D., president, What Kids Can Do/Next Generation Press
“This book is fantastic! Through jaw-dropping facts about our rapidly changing environment and creative exercises and projects that make a difference, children are motivated to take immediate action. A Kids’ Guide to Climate Change & Global Warming provides many hours of creative activism that students, parents, teachers, and polar bears alike will love.” —Linda Sivertsen & Tosh Sivertsen, authors of the award-winning Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life
Free Spirit Publishing 48 pages, softcover, 8½” x 11″, ISBN 978-1-57542-323-5