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Amazing Biome Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself)by Donna Latham
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Conducting a circumnavigation of the globe, this fascinating guide presents an excellent learning environment on Earths terrestrial and aquatic biomes. From wandering through forests and sizzling in deserts to shivering in the tundra and plunging beneath the seas to explore coral reefs, children can explore each unique climate zone as well as the native flora and faunas skills for survival. Gnarly krumholz trees, bioluminescent sea creatures, carnivorous plants, and blubbery marine critters are only a few of the intriguing elements to be encountered within this engaging handbook. In each biome, those who use science in their jobs are highlighted, whether at the site of a disastrous oil spill or an archaeological mastodon dig. Projects and activities include making lightning, building an erupting volcano, testing air quality, and creating a tornado in a bottle. Guaranteed to inspire an interest in all corners of the earth, this engrossing compendium also encourages an appreciation of how vital biomes are to the earths health.
Amazing Biome Projects You Can Build Yourself takes kids ages 9 and up on a circumnavigation of the globe to learn about Earth's terrestrial and aquatic biomes. Kid's will wander through forests, sizzle in deserts, shiver in the tundra, plunge beneath the seas to explore coral reefs, and slog through marshy waters. Along the way, kids will encounter flora and fauna adapted for survival in each unique climate zone. They'll learn about gnarly krumholz trees, bioluminescent sea creatures, camouflage, carnivorous plants, and blubbery marine critters. In each biome, people who use science in their jobs are highlighted, whether at the site of a disastrous oil spill or an oh-so-cool mastodon dig.
About the Author
Donna Latham is a member of the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators and the Illinois Reading Council. She is the author of Ellen Ochoa: Reach for the Stars!, Fire Dogs, and Hurricane!: The 1900 Galveston Night of Terror. She lives in St. Charles, Illinois. Farah Rizvi is a graphic designer and illustrator. She lives in Bridgewater, Vermont.
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