Drilling and Fracking

 
Cover: Drilling and Fracking
 
 

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Summary

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, these books explore environmentalism through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. In Drilling and Fracking, the text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of this environmental issue. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a bibliography, glossary, and index.

Specifications

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 920
  • Guided Reading Level: U

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • History: Fossil Fuels
  • Geography: Oil Drilling and Fracking All Over the World
  • Civics: Can Anything Be Done?
  • Economics: The Cost of Frackingand Drilling
  • Think About It
  • For More Information
  • Glossary
  • Index

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Contributors

Author: Ellen Labrecque

Ellen Labrecque is a freelance writer living in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a senior editor at Sports Illustrated Kids. Ellen loves to travel and then learn about new places and people she can write about in her books.

 

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