Eyewitness Climate Change

Hardcover
$16.99 US
8.81"W x 11.31"H x 0.45"D  
On sale Aug 24, 2021 | 72 Pages | 978-0-7440-3681-7
| Grades 6-8
Reading Level: Lexile IG1190L | Fountas & Pinnell Y
Become an eyewitness to the world’s climate emergency and learn what we can do about it.

Get the facts about how our planet’s climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth’s climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today’s most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a difference.

DK Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up –and how we know for sure that this is the case. This global warming book explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future, and what actions we can all take to combat climate change.

Loved and trusted for over 30 years, Eyewitness has a new look and even more content:

• A bite-sized formula of text with images that kids love!
• Fully revised and fact-checked by subject specialists
• Packed with facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines
• Updated with brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field

Eyewitness Climate Change uses a groundbreaking visual layout that makes learning fun for kids aged 9-12. Packed with photographs, facts, and statistics that offer a unique “eyewitness” view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives.

Eyewitness content approved by -ologists!

DK’s Eyewitness kids books are updated and fact-checked by subject specialists, with brand new first-hand eyewitness accounts throughout from experts in the field. 

A best-selling series known and trusted for generations, with a fresh new look and up-to-date content. 

What will you Eyewitness next?

Discover more about the world’s most extreme weather phenomena with Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado or dive deep into the ocean with some of the most amazing sea creatures with Eyewitness Ocean.

Do you think you’ve found your topic of interest? DK has even more climate change books for kids and adults alike find them all by searching for “DK climate change books”.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK
John Woodward has written numerous books, including DK’s Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia, Weather Watcher, and Super Earth Encyclopedia. He works as a conservation volunteer on a wildlife reserve near his home in southern England. View titles by John Woodward
Educator Guide for Eyewitness Climate Change

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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Become an eyewitness to the world’s climate emergency and learn what we can do about it.

Get the facts about how our planet’s climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth’s climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today’s most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a difference.

DK Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up –and how we know for sure that this is the case. This global warming book explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future, and what actions we can all take to combat climate change.

Loved and trusted for over 30 years, Eyewitness has a new look and even more content:

• A bite-sized formula of text with images that kids love!
• Fully revised and fact-checked by subject specialists
• Packed with facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines
• Updated with brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field

Eyewitness Climate Change uses a groundbreaking visual layout that makes learning fun for kids aged 9-12. Packed with photographs, facts, and statistics that offer a unique “eyewitness” view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives.

Eyewitness content approved by -ologists!

DK’s Eyewitness kids books are updated and fact-checked by subject specialists, with brand new first-hand eyewitness accounts throughout from experts in the field. 

A best-selling series known and trusted for generations, with a fresh new look and up-to-date content. 

What will you Eyewitness next?

Discover more about the world’s most extreme weather phenomena with Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado or dive deep into the ocean with some of the most amazing sea creatures with Eyewitness Ocean.

Do you think you’ve found your topic of interest? DK has even more climate change books for kids and adults alike find them all by searching for “DK climate change books”.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK
John Woodward has written numerous books, including DK’s Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia, Weather Watcher, and Super Earth Encyclopedia. He works as a conservation volunteer on a wildlife reserve near his home in southern England. View titles by John Woodward

Guides

Educator Guide for Eyewitness Climate Change

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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