UXL Sustainable Livingis a 3 volume set with 124 A-Z entries focusing on the science behind sustainability, and the infrastructure and programs needed to protect our environment and conserve our natural resources. Sustainable living is fundamentally the application of sustainability to lifestyle choice and decisions. This title discusses sustainable living in terms of the interconnectedness between the social, economic, and environmental domains. This title covers the following major components of sustainable living; Shelter (i.e. building design), Power (alternative energy), Food (organic farming), Transportation (mass transit), Water (water access and sanitation), and Waste (waste management). Unfamiliar terms are defined in the text and also called out in a Words to Know box in each entry. Sources for more information are also included in each entry.
The set is full color and features 115 images and illustrations; 20 primary source documents; a thematic table of contents; cumulative glossary; chronology, a general bibliography, list of organizations, and a subject index. Geared toward the middle school audience.
Feature & Benefits
- 124 A-Z entries.
- Full color.
- 115 images and illustrations.
- 20 primary source excerpts.
- Thematic table of contents.
- Cumulative "Words to Know" glossary.
- General bibliography.
- Subject index.
- List of organizations.