What's Living in Your Backyard?

What's Living in Your Backyard?

by Andrew Solway

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Overview

Did you know that many living things are too small to see? That your backyard is home to millions of tiny organisms? That one teaspoon of soil can contain thousands of microscopic worms? Discover your backyard through a powerful microscope and see insects as giant monsters. Look at how roundworms can make knots and how some microscopic creatures do not need air to survive. Learn about the thousands of tiny living things that are invisible to the naked eye—a world of hidden life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403454829
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Hidden Life
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Taking a closer look — Spidery sap suckers — Roundworms — Plant parasites — Underground partnerships — Microlife in the soil — The decomposers — Microscopic grazers — Creating compost — Water life — More water life — Two-in-one creatures — Table of sizes.

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