The environment is all around us. Caring citizens are concerned about keeping it safe for ourselves and future generations. The more we know about the environment, from biomes to recycling, the better we are able to work toward improving our small part of the world. Rachel Carson and Jacques Cousteau were environmentalist who had an impact on the world's thinking. You may think of others. Learning about the environment helps us to understand how important relationships are—between people, animals, and the earth.
Topic covered in this unit are:
Biomes and Ecosystems