Abstract: Because of the unbalanced teaching of environmental issues in the public schools, many children live in fear of imminent ecological doom. This book for parents shows how to counter the fear-mongering with calm reason and hard facts.
Keywords: book review, current_events, education, environment, ecology, environmental issues sciences, ecological disaster, K-12, schools, schooling, special interests, study, teaching, nature.
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Title: Facts not Fear: A Parent's Guide to Teaching Children About the Environment
Author: Michael Sanera, Jane S. Shaw
Foreword: Marilyn Quayle
Publisher: Regnery
Date Published: November 1996
ISBN: 089526488X
LOCN: GE70.S26 1996
Dewey: 363.7 20
Pages: 300
Bibliography: 268 entries
Footnotes: 537 entries
Figures: 22
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Foreword by Marilyn Quayle

Chapter 1: A Letter to Parents

Chapter 2: Trendy Schools

Chapter 3: Last Chance to Save the Planet

Chapter 4: At Odds With Science

Chapter 5: What are the Costs?

Chapter 6: Will Billions Starve?

Chapter 7: Natural Resources -- On the Way Out?

Chapter 8: Are Our Forests Dying?

Chapter 9: The Rain Forest -- One Hundred Acres a Minute?

Chapter 10: American Wildlife -- On the Edge?

Chapter 11: Where Have All the Species Gone?

Chapter 12: The Air We Breath

Chapter 13: A Hotter Planet?

Chapter 14: Sorting Out Ozone

Chapter 15: Acid Rain

Chapter 16: Not a Drop to Drink?

Chapter 17: Don't Eat That Apple!

Chapter 18: A Garbage Crisis?

Chapter 19: The Recycling Myth

Chapter 20: What We Can Do

Appendix A: Textbooks Reviewed

Appendix B: Environmental Books for Children

Appendix C: Books for a Well-Stocked Environmental Library


Author:        Sanera, Michael.
Title:         Facts, not fear : a parent's guide to teaching
                  children about the environment / Michael Sanera and Jane S.
                  Shaw ; [foreword by Marilyn Quayle].
Published:     Washington, DC : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD :
                  Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, c1996.
Description:   xviii, 300 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   GE70.S26 1996
Dewey No.:     363.7 20
ISBN:          089526448X (acid-free paper)
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects:      Environmental education.
               Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching.
Other authors: Shaw, Jane S., 1944-
Control No.:   96038502 


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