How We Use Plants - Set of 3

How We Use Plants - Set of 3
    Code: HOWWE101
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    ISBN: 9781404244214
    Author: Sally Morgan
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Rosen
    Series: How We Use Plants
    Ages: 8 to 11
    Size: 8¾ X 11
    Total Pages: 32
    For Grades: 2 to 5
    Accelerated Reader: Yes
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    This dynamically designed series focuses on the multiple uses of plants for food, shelter, medicine, hygiene, and everyday items. A craft-based project in each book shows children how important plants are to our everyday lives. Colorful photography and annotated diagrams explain terms further, making new concepts easier to encounter and comprehend.

    Each book includes:

    • Full-color Photographs
    • Glossary
    • Index

    Titles include:

    How We Use Plants for Food

    Plants are used to make so many foods that we eat! This title engages readers with easy do-it-yourself experiments as it explains the many fascinating ways plants can be made into food; from cereal, fruits and vegetables, to sugars and oils. Different parts of the plant are used to make these foods; and freshness and preservation are equally important.

    How We Use Plants for Medicine and Health

    People use plants for a variety of medicinal and health purposes from making herbal remedies and pain killers, to products for skin care and healthy teeth to fighting diseases like cancer. Readers will also have the chance to make their own plant remedy.

    How We Use Plants for Shelter

    Plants are made into materials used to build both the exterior and interior of different kinds of shelters. Some of these materials are wood, timber, straw, and bamboo; and paint, flooring and walls. Readers also learn how to build a model hut!