Ecology P (Science for Every Kid #110)
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When is a weed not a weed? How can a jackrabbit survive in the desert? Why is the climate cooler higher in the mountains? Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions aboutecology. With the ideas and activities in Ecology for Every Kid, you'll have fun exploring everything from your role in spreadingplant seeds, to greenhouse gases' effect on the earth'stemperature. Use a raisin cookie, a pencil, and a toothpick to learn how awoodpecker gets its food. With uncooked rice and a sock, see how amountain goat maintains its footing on rocky slopes. In otherfascinating projects, you'll find out how a cactus stores water, how fox-hunting affects tree growth, and much more. You'll find most of the materials you need around the house orclassroom. The book also contains many helpful diagrams andillustrations plus a glossary of bold-faced terms for you to referto whenever necessary. Every activity has been pretested and can beperformed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or athome. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID MATH FOR EVERY KID PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID.
John Wiley & Sons, 9780471100867, 240pp.
Publication Date: January 12, 1996
About the Author
JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former school science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide. She is the author of more than twenty other science books for children.