Arctic Scientists: Life Studying the Arctic

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Twenty Attention-Grabbing Career Titles Guaranteed to Get Your Middle Schoolers Thinking About Their Future This compelling new series for the middle school reader is designed to appeal to the thrill seeker in all of us. Each book includes information about a different extreme career, with a focus on safety and training. Readers will learn what it takes to get into these professions and what to expect when embarking on one. These volumes also provide information on the exciting aspects of these extreme careers and highlight the possible dangers and risks involved. Colorful photographs and informative sidebars help to make these books an invaluable resource for those young readers looking for a thrilling and fun-filled profession. The Arctic is cold and inhospitable, an unappealing place to make your home due to the freezing temperatures. But for scientists, the Arctic is also a place with many exciting things to study, such as wildlife and the effects of global warming on Earth. This guide to the life of an Arctic scientist will help young readers learn more about this interesting career.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
The Hearthpat of the Farth
24
Journey to a Faraway Land
34
An Office Like No Other
45
Glossary
53
Bibliography
60
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