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Survivor's science in the desert

Author: Peter D Riley
Publisher: London : Hodder Wayland, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deserts throughout the world - The water cycle - How deserts form - Clothing for the desert - Desert plants - Walking in the desert - Adaptations of camels to life in the desert - Transport in the desert - Making a shelter in the desert - Obtaining water - Caring for your health while travelling - Animal adaptations - If you need to be rescued.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Riley
ISBN: 0750242361 9780750242363
OCLC Number: 60955682
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Peter D. Riley.

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Examines the science skills you would need to survive in the desert. This book includes map showing where deserts are in the world. It looks at this habitat's features and at how these features might  Read more...

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It is always desirable to put scientific learning into a real, relevant, and hopefully enjoyable, context. This is the success of the 'Survivor's Science' series, which explores the science of each Read more...

 
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