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How To Talk About Climate Change To Children Without Boring Them To Bits -Huffington Post
Ever wondered what it is like to live on a planet that’s a few degrees warmer, or how wasting food is the similar to flushing water down the drain, or what exactly does the word planned obsolescence mean. So You Want to Know About the Environment answers some of the questions about the world we live in, and how we impact it in different ways. The book looks at climate change, food, waste, water, and wildlife, complete with black-and-white illustrations. Packed with facts, jokes, activities, and stories from people working in the field in different parts of the world, the book will make children think, explore, and ask questions.
What a delightful book. Absorbing. Informative. Entertaining. Forget about kids... I imagine it's adults who will probably get the most out of this light-hearted book that communicates such heavy-duty truths about the only planet we can call home. - Bittu Sahgal, Editor, Sanctuary Asia.
Vachharajani’s book reminds us why we would do well to be concerned about our planet’s wellbeing. - The Indian Express
Book Reading and Marathon Poetry Writing
Ages 9 to 11: A book reading along with a marathon wildlife poetry writing session. The author reads from her book. This is followed by a slideshow of Indian wildlife photographs taken by Radha Rangarajan of Nature InFocus. Children are divided into groups, and alongside each photograph, they write a two-line poem describing the image. At the end of the slideshow, each group would have written an entire poem. Students come up with fun rhymes, witty limericks, exquisite phrases, and learn about the natural history of each animal as well.
Book Reading and Quiz
Ages 11-13: So You Want to Know About the Environment Quiz, followed by a Book Reading. The quiz covers climate change, waste, water, food, and wildlife.