Ecology Science              -     By: Janice VanCleave
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Ecology Science

John Wiley & Sons / 1996 / Paperback

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When is a weed not a week? How do jackrabbits survive in the desert? Why is the climate cooler higher in the mountains? Find out the answers to these and other mysteries of ecology in this fascinating collection of ideas, projects, and activities that teach basic facts about the environment, and give students the opportunity to explore the food chain, oxygen cycle, water cycle, and more.

You'll find most of the materials you need around the house or classroom. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and cheaply in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home. Softcover, 219 pages, indexed. Grades 4 & up.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0471100862
ISBN-13: 9780471100867
Availability: In Stock

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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 about ecology. With the ideas and activities in Ecology for Every Kid, you'll have fun exploring everything from your role in spreading plant seeds, to greenhouse gases' effect on the earth's temperature.

Use a raisin cookie, a pencil, and a toothpick to learn how a woodpecker gets its food. With uncooked rice and a sock, see how a mountain goat maintains its footing on rocky slopes. In other fascinating 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 or classroom. The book also contains many helpful diagrams and illustrations plus a glossary of bold-faced terms for you to refer to whenever necessary. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

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

Author Bio

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.

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