Diversity of Life: The Illustrated Guide to the Five Kingdoms
This sophisticated coloring book is a beautifully detailed illustration of the world's living diversity. It is written for science students, teachers, and anyone else who is curious about the extraordinary variety of living things that inhabit this planet. It opens with an introduction to the classification systems, distinctions between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, an introduction to life cycles, Earth history, and an explanation of how to best use this coloring book. The next section is organized by communities in which the organisms live. The final section details the variety of major groupings - phyla - within each kingdom and shows how the organisms in each are distinguished from one other. This coloring book gives a visual understanding of the enormous diversity of life on this planet and will be an enlightening and educational resource for students from a variety of backgrounds.
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adult algae amebas animals annelids ascomycotes ATX-S bacteria biodiversity body bryozoans called carbon cell wall chlorophyll chordates Christie Lyons ciliates cnidarians comb jellies conifers contains Coral cyanobacteria cycads cyst cytoplasm develop digestive dinomastigotes diploid diversity ecosystems embryo euglenids eukaryotic female ferns fertilization five kingdoms flagella flowering plants fossils freshwater fungal fungi gametes gametophyte genera genetic genus ginkgo green grow habitat haploid heterotrophic hyphae insects inside Kathryn Delisle lack larvae live liverworts male Margulis marine meiosis membrane microbes microscopic microsporans microtubules million years ago molluscs mosses motile multicellular nitrogen nuclei nutrients nutrition ocean organelle organic compounds oxygen phoronids photosynthetic phyla Phylum plastids pollen Pond prey produce prokaryotic propagules protein protists protoctists reef reproductive rocks rotifers sand seed sexual shells sipunculans slime molds species sperm sponges spores sporophyte structure swim symbionts symbiotrophs tentacles tissue trees tropical tube undulipodia vascular worms zoospores