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Make a Splash!

A Kid s Guide to Protecting Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands

By: Catherine Berger Kaye

Price: CAD $19.99

Publisher: FREE SPIRIT PUBLISHING

Imprint: Free Spirit Publishing

128 Pages

7.91 X 8.11 X 0.35 ins

ISBN:  9781575424170 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 12/06/2012

This elementary-level counterpart to the award-winning Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands teaches elementary kids about the earth's water crisis and empowers them to do something about it. Filled with facts about our waters, their inhabitants, and the threats they face, Make a Splash! presents inspiring stories of kids in action and practical tips for making a difference. In fun and age-appropriate language, kids are introduced to the ideas behind service learning - a rapidly growing teaching strategy that combines academic learning and community service. Kids interested in nature and the environment will enjoy Make a Splash! Service learning groups, youth groups, science teachers, and teachers of conservation and environmentalism units will find it a valuable resource. The back matter includes book and Web resources as well as an afterword for adults, and a teacher's guide is available online.

"Make a Splash! reaches for the hearts of all young people who love wild water, and who want to do something to keep it pure and everlasting". - Carl Hiassen, author of Chomp


Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., is a former classroom teacher and a current international service learning consultant. She works with state departments of education, universities, school districts, and classroom teachers on a variety of education issues such as service learning, student leadership, and respectful school communities. She lives in Los Angeles.



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