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Environments : beetles in the garden

Author: Emily Sohn; Barbara M Linde
Publisher: Chicago : Norwood House Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Describes the different ecosystems and habitats that make up the many environments on Earth. As readers use scientific inquiry to learn about how, why, and where different life forms thrive the most, an activity based on real world situations challenges them to apply what they've learned in order to solve the puzzle"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Sohn; Barbara M Linde
ISBN: 9781599534237 1599534231
OCLC Number: 671491796
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: iScience puzzle --
Discover activity --
What is an environment? --
What are the different types of biomes? --
Sun, wind, rain, and snow --
Roles of plants and animals --
What causes stress in an ecosystem? --
Science at work --
Nature's recycling system --
How do ecosystems change naturally over time? --
Connecting to history --
Human factor --
Solve the iScience puzzle --
Beyond the puzzle.
Responsibility: by Emily Sohn and Barbara M. Linde.

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"Describes the different ecosystems and habitats that make up the many environments on Earth. As readers use scientific inquiry to learn about how, why, and where different life forms thrive the most, an activity based on real world situations challenges them to apply what they've learned in order to solve the puzzle"--Provided by publisher.

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Good science reader for older grades

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-06-09) Very Good Permalink

This is one of the titles in the iScience Readers series, published by Norwood House. It includes an iScience puzzle at the beginning of the book. Readers are given a situation in which Japanese beetles have overtaken a garden. They must try to decide which approach is best to clear out the bugs....
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