A World in a Drop of Water: Exploring with a Microscope

A World in a Drop of Water: Exploring with a Microscope

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Item #: 002712
ISBN: 9780486403816
Grades: PK-AD

Product Description:

Why wait until high school biology to start discovering the microscopic world? With this inexpensive book, a microscope and a drop of pond water, any youngster can find out about the world's smallest animals. Watch the blob-like amoeba hunt and devour its prey. See the slipper-shaped paramecium glide through the water to avoid its mortal enemy, the pincushion-shaped suctorian. Look out for the hydra, whose grasping tentacles are a constant menace to other animals. Sounds like a Saturday morning cartoon, doesn't it? This book recounts the feeding, reproductive, and defensive strategies employed by microscopic creatures in easy-to-understand language. Illustrated, 64 pgs, pb.

Category Description for BIOLOGY:

Homeschool Biology, Microscopes, Games, Slides, and Activities




Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780486403816
Binding
Trade Paper
Pages
64
Edition
Illustrated
Language
English
EHS Title
Science Books for Children Series
Ages
10 to 13
Audience
Juvenile
Author
Alvin & Virginia Silverstein
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Dover Publications
Weight
0.25 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 6.0" x 0.25"
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