Super Science Projects about Animals and Their Habitats

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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This new series includes a variety of appealing, accessible, inquiry-based projects for curious middle grade readers. More than just activity books, the titles in this series thoroughly explain the concepts behind the experiments. The hands-on projects use readily available materials and are suitable for investigations at home or at school. Focusing on topics in physical science, earth and space science, and life science, these lively and attractive books are an excellent way to meet the National Science Content Standards.

Adaptations for survival are found in every organism. This book explores various types of adaptations and how they allow organisms to live in specialized niches. Hands-on activities help readers gain insight into this important aspect of natural science.

 

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Contents

_ Experiment 1 Keeping Warm
7
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15
_ Experiment 3 Bird Beaks 2O 1
27
Experiment 6 Predator and Prey
37
_ Glossary
44
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Series introduction author Ronald J. Brogan is the Bureau Chief for the New York City office of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) America. He also serves as a D.A.R.E. regional director for Oregon, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. In 1997, Brogan retired from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, where he served as a special agent for 26 years. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in criminal justice from the City University of New York.

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