BN.com Gift Guide

A Project Guide to Mammals

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.80
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 90%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $2.80   
  • Used (2) from $2.80   

Overview

Earth is home to several million species, only about 5,400 of which are mammals. Although this group is small, it is remarkably diverse, including everything from humans and our pet dogs to massive whales and minuscule shrews. Mammals have spread to almost every habitat on the planet and can be found on land, in the sea, and in the air. What do these animals have in common with each other and us? How do they adapt to their environments? Which mammals live near you? Scientists answer such questions through observation and experimentation-and so can you. You can create a system to classify mammal groups, compare and contrast other mammals' body systems with your own, discover how mammals overcome seasonal challenges such as snow, set up an observation station to watch the mammals in your neighborhood, and conduct a scientific census to determine their numbers. Whether for a school science fair or just for fun, these projects will help you better understand the diverse, magnificent creatures that are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584158752
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Series: Life Science Projects for Kids Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Classification 7

Watching Wildlife 11

Tracks 15

Snowshoes 19

Baffling! 23

In a pack 26

Build a Bat Box 29

Population Census 35

Bones 38

Respiration 41

Further Reading 44

Books 44

Works Consulted 44

On the Internet 45

Glossary 46

Index 47

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)