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Water : a deep dive of discovery
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm.
Raindrops fall around the globe -- Our WATERY world -- Tekelmarae and the boy who remembered - VANUATU -- Map of Marvels. Our enormous ocean -- Big and small -- The river of life - INDIA -- WATER the shape-shifter. LIQUID: Going with the flow -- SOLID: Frosty freeze -- GAS: Vanishing into the air -- The waters of Sulis - ENGLAND -- Recycled WATER -- The water cycle -- Drinking the same old water? -- WATER is life. ANIMALS: Sip, swallow, swig -- PLANTS: Roots to shoots -- Where the water lily grows - ZIMBABWE -- Salt WATER: Ocean in motion -- Fantastic phytoplankton -- Bursting with life -- Sea changes -- The battle of Baal and Yamm - LEBANON -- Fresh WATER. Where is fresh water found? -- Where does the rain fall? -- Too much! -- Rimac and Chaclla - PERU -- The Power of WATER. Water's superpowers -- How we use water -- Quenching the world's thirst -- The mystery of the watering hole - SAINT LUCIA -- WATER Everywhere? Saving water -- Keeping it clean -- Water in the world of work -- The River Sisters - CHINA -- What Does the Future Hold for Earth's WATER? -- Glossary -- Behind the stories.
Added Author:
"Immerse yourself in fascinating facts about water! This comprehensive yet accessible exploration of water will help young readers understand many aspects of one of our planet's most precious resources - and how they can protect it. A friendly water droplet character guides children through topics ranging from melting and freezing to the ways in which water literally shapes the Earth. Tales by storytellers from around the world are sprinkled through the book, highlighting the variety of ways in which global cultures value water. The engaging format includes gatefolds and booklets with hands-on activity ideas for learning about and protecting water. Topics covered include: The importance of water to life; How much of the planet is made of water; Where in the world water is located; Freezing, melting and evaporation; The water cycle; Why animals and plants need water; Salt water versus fresh water environments; Uses for water, including water as a source of renewable energy; Water conservation and how to keep water clean." --