Super Nature Encyclopedia

Super Nature Encyclopedia

by DK Publishing
     
 

How can a cheetah accelerate from zero to forty miles per hour in three seconds? How do termites build cooling systems into their homes? What is that Alien-like set of jaws in a moray eel's mouth for? These questions and more are explored in Super Nature Encyclopedia, an interactive look at the "wow" factor of the natural world — spotlighting Great

Overview

How can a cheetah accelerate from zero to forty miles per hour in three seconds? How do termites build cooling systems into their homes? What is that Alien-like set of jaws in a moray eel's mouth for? These questions and more are explored in Super Nature Encyclopedia, an interactive look at the "wow" factor of the natural world — spotlighting Great White Sharks, African Elephants, Emperor Moths, Howler Monkeys and more of the world's most fascinating and surprising animals in remarkable detail. Visualized with incredible 3D animal models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the animals' anatomical features and learn why their bodies work the way they do.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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"This captivating encyclopedia will make every student want to read more and more." – Science & Children Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756697938
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
231,718
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
IG1140L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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