Food Chains in a Pond Habitat

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Who eats whom in a pond food chain? the answers might surprise you! Students will be fascinated by the life and death dramas played out in this watery habitat, where many of the members of the food chain begin life as potential food for carnivores and end up as fearsome predators themselves.
 

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Contents

Food Chains in a Pond
5
What Makes a Pond a Pond?
6
The Food Makers
8
Underwater Herbivores
10
Its a Frog Eat Frog World
12
Omnivores and Scavengers in the Pond
14
The Joy of Rot
16
Life Among the Tiny
18
A Watery Web of Life
20
Exploring the Pond
22
Glossary
23
Index
24
Copyright

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Dwight Kuhn has a degree in biology and taught school for eighteen years. His interest in photography and nature led him to be the sole photographer for 167 printed nature books for children. His work has appeared in more than 60 photo essays featured in major magazines such as: Audubon, Natural History, GEO, Smithsonian, National Geographic, National Wildlife, and Ranger Rick. His books have won several awards including SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Literature, Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award, John Burrough's Book Award, New York Times Review, Editor's Choice, Parent's Choice Gold Award and Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children. Dwight is sharing his photographs and design skills to make eBooks for children.

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