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Scholastic Discover More: Ocean and Sea (Scholastic Discover More)

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A new-generation reference book about our planet's most amazing, least explored environment, for kids used to surfing and swiping.

We know more about Mars than we do about the oceans that cover 70 percent of Earth's surface and sustain life on our blue planet. Yet every child is fascinated by sharks, tsunamis, palm-fringed beaches, coral reefs and superstrange-looking deep-sea fish. This book is a genuine contribution to our understanding of the world's last wilderness. It introduces ocean water, geology, tides, waves, and coastlines, then moves on to a stunning catalogue of ocean life, from the smallest sponge to the largest whale. Beautiful original photographs and dramatic modern graphics are combined with up-to-the-minute factual knowledge from marine biologists, conservationists, and explorers. This is a learning journey: The human impact on the ocean is explained and challenged, actions are suggested, and young readers are introduced to a world of information and activity outside the book to pursue their newfound interest in mankind's most fascinating and threatened environment.

This is a learning journey: The human impact on the ocean is explained and challenged, actions are suggested, and young readers are introduced to a world of information and activity outside the book to pursue their newfound interest in mankind's most fascinating and threatened environment.

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A beautifully photographed Scientists in the Field entry about Craig George, son of childrenand#39;s author Jean Craighead George, and his life in Barrow, Alaska, as an arctic whale scientist and expert on the bowhead whale.

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This compelling addition to the award-winning Scientists in the Field series explores the leatherback sea turtle's remarkable natural history and recounts the extraordinary efforts by scientists trying to save them.

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Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her offspring. Join the renowned author and photographer Steve Swinburne on a journey through history to learn how sea turtles came to be endangered, and what scientists like Kimberly are doing to save them. For the complete selection of books in this critically acclaimed, award-winning series, visit www.sciencemeetsadventure.com. and#160;

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Scholastic Discover More is a revolutionary new nonfiction line pairing stunning print books with corresponding interactive digital books that extend the learning online.

OCEAN AND SEE unlocks a free 64-page digital companion book, SHARK SPOTTER, offering even more information, photos, and videos!

We know more about Mars than we do about the oceans that cover 70 percent of Earth's surface and sustain life on our blue planet. Yet every child is fascinated by sharks, tsunamis, palm-fringed beaches, coral reefs and superstrange-looking deep-sea fish. This book is a genuine contribution to our understanding of the world's last wilderness. It introduces ocean water, geology, tides, waves, and coastlines, then moves on to a stunning catalogue of ocean life, from the smallest sponge to the largest whale. Beautiful original photographs and dramatic modern graphics are combined with up-to-the-minute factual knowledge from marine biologists, conservationists, and explorers.

About the Author

Author of more than 250 books on all aspects of science and nature, the majority for children, from dinosaurs to the latest in space

Also editor or consultant on another 100

Publishers range from the Smithsonian and DK to Rodale, WWF, London Natural History Museum, Penguin, etc.

Qualifications include Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545330220
Author:
Parker, Steve
Publisher:
Scholastic Reference
Author:
Swinburne, Stephen R.
Author:
Lourie, Peter
Subject:
Science & Technology - Earth Sciences
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

Related Subjects

Children's » Animals » General
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Children's » Nonfiction » Animals
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Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
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Children's » Science and Nature » Geology and Meteorology
Children's » Science and Nature » Ocean

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"Synopsis" by ,

A beautifully photographed Scientists in the Field entry about Craig George, son of childrenand#39;s author Jean Craighead George, and his life in Barrow, Alaska, as an arctic whale scientist and expert on the bowhead whale.

"Synopsis" by ,
This compelling addition to the award-winning Scientists in the Field series explores the leatherback sea turtle's remarkable natural history and recounts the extraordinary efforts by scientists trying to save them.
"Synopsis" by ,
Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her offspring. Join the renowned author and photographer Steve Swinburne on a journey through history to learn how sea turtles came to be endangered, and what scientists like Kimberly are doing to save them. For the complete selection of books in this critically acclaimed, award-winning series, visit www.sciencemeetsadventure.com. and#160;
"Synopsis" by ,
Scholastic Discover More is a revolutionary new nonfiction line pairing stunning print books with corresponding interactive digital books that extend the learning online.

OCEAN AND SEE unlocks a free 64-page digital companion book, SHARK SPOTTER, offering even more information, photos, and videos!

We know more about Mars than we do about the oceans that cover 70 percent of Earth's surface and sustain life on our blue planet. Yet every child is fascinated by sharks, tsunamis, palm-fringed beaches, coral reefs and superstrange-looking deep-sea fish. This book is a genuine contribution to our understanding of the world's last wilderness. It introduces ocean water, geology, tides, waves, and coastlines, then moves on to a stunning catalogue of ocean life, from the smallest sponge to the largest whale. Beautiful original photographs and dramatic modern graphics are combined with up-to-the-minute factual knowledge from marine biologists, conservationists, and explorers.

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