Soil Erosion and How to Prevent It

Soil Erosion and How to Prevent It

by Natalie Hyde


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Soil is second only to oceans as the most important living area on planet Earth. This amazing series goes under ground to show children how soil is as important as the atmosphere in sustaining life on Earth and keeping global warming under control. Kid-friendly examples and fun activities help young readers understand complex processes.

Soil erosion and how to prevent it helps young readers see the real impact of erosion on all life. This intriguing book describes the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition, the impact of erosion on plants and animals, and kid-friendly steps to preventing erosion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778754169
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Everybody Digs Soil
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 754,425
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: IG900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The Value of Soil 4

How Soil is Made 6

Wasting Away 8

Erosion by Water 10

Wind and Ice 12

All Natural Erosion 14

The Human Effect 16

Pollution 18

Impact on Wildlife 20

Effects on Humans 22

Stop it 24

Better Farming 26

How You Can Help 28

Glossary 30

More Information 31

Index 32

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