How do you heat the house you live in? When it gets too cold or maybe even too hot, what do you turn on? Is it electricity that does the work? Natural gas? Propane? How about when your car is getting low on gas and you need to go somewhere? Do you plug in or pull in to the gas station? What if the answer to all these questions was poop. Yes, poop. Animal poop and possibly your own future poop. This is science that wiggly kids will be all ears for...
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
How is yak dung turned into fuel for cooking in Tibet? Can manure from dairy farms really be used to produce electricity? And could your car one day be powered by your own family's poop? With plenty of poop being produced every day, many people around the world are using this unwanted material as fuel to create energy.
This new Science Slam! title will engross readers and gross them out! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. With fascinating photographs and surprising, high-interest facts about a material that we don't usually read about, the book makes learning about excrement poop-sitively amazing!----from the publisher
24 pages 978-1684022465 Ages 6-10