Childrens picture books about sustainability

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Picture Books About the Environment (51 books)

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But how do we talk about such complex issues, bound up with science and politics, in an engaging way?
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8 Books to Help Kids Learn About Sustainability

Check out. Choose from the best picture books to introduce children to sustainability and protecting the environment. From the top classic Children's picture books on sustainability such as The Lorax and The Giving Tree to Australain environmental themes. Items per page: 48 60 The Earth Book. The Australian Animal Atlas.

Apr 24, PYP/ elementary picture books that depict characters that live sustainably. Includes environment, ecology, conservation and international.
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There are few things better than seeing my own children and the students in my care get grubby in the garden, enjoy the natural world around them and learn about how to care for the earth. The only thing that can top this for me is seeing them also enjoy and learn about sustainability though literature. Literature is the best way I know for children to learn about new experiences, explore ideas, wonder, imagine and stretch their understanding. There is much to be said about learning by doing, but there is also much to be gained from exploring words and images in beautiful, age-appropriate literature. Costa is a wealth of knowledge and a passionate advocate for sustainability and he won the hearts of the librarians in attendance when he spoke of the barrage of information students experience everyday and filtering through that information to make informed decisions. Information comes at our young people thick and fast through television, mobile technology devices and the digital games they play…and while there is much to be said for technology, there is also an incredible beauty in the power of a book, read with a loved adult, and taking the knowledge gained out into the garden or the big, wide beautiful world.

Environment, Development and Sustainability. We selected seven easy-to-access trade books which yielded images for analysis. Two coders analyzed the images according to the following categories: a gender and age, b actions of people, c depictions of nature, d depictions of objects, e structures, and f habitation. One half of the images portrayed humans as consumers. Depictions of man-made systems predominated the images, a surprising finding.

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  1. The world in which we live is paramount to all young, curious minds, and books can be a great source of knowledge for those wondering how to treat it best.

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