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Backyard Biology : Investigate Habitats Outside Your Door with 25 Projects.

Author: Donna Latham; Beth Hetland
Publisher: Norwich, VT : Nomad Press, 2013.
Series: '">"Build it yourself" series.
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This introduction to the basic concepts of biology removes any fears associated with the subject and reveals exciting discoveries about microorganism, plant, and animal life using the backyard as a laboratory. Kids in both the city and the country will engage in the scientific process as they watch yeast blow up a balloon, make predictions about and test seed growth in different soils, grow microbes in a Winogradsky  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Latham; Beth Hetland
ISBN: 9781619301542 1619301547
OCLC Number: 826854638
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction Become a Nature Detective; Chapter 1 The Study of Life; Chapter 2 Cells Alive!; Chapter 3 Microbiology Reveals an Invisible World; Chapter 4 Plants Make Life Possible; Chapter 5 Plant Life Cycles; Chapter 6 Adaptations Are a Matter of Life and Death; Chapter 7 Animal Life Cycles; Chapter 8 Protect Living Things; Glossary; Resources; Index.
Series Title: "Build it yourself" series.

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This introduction to the basic concepts of biology removes any fears associated with the subject and reveals exciting discoveries about microorganism, plant, and animal life using the backyard as a laboratory. Kids in both the city and the country will engage in the scientific process as they watch yeast blow up a balloon, make predictions about and test seed growth in different soils, grow microbes in a Winogradsky Column, observe the effects of geotropism, prepare and nurture a habitat for bugs, and make an edible coral reef. As readers engage.

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