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Surviving in the World's Most Extreme Places
     

Surviving in the World's Most Extreme Places

by Ross Piper
 

Ever wonder how lie detectors work or why penguins don't get frostbite? From the terrifying beginnings of tornadoes to the reliable navigation system of pirates, this set gets to the bottom of how these fascinating things work.

Travel to the ends of the Earth and observe some of the world's toughest creatures. Find out how long whales can hold their breath, why

Overview

Ever wonder how lie detectors work or why penguins don't get frostbite? From the terrifying beginnings of tornadoes to the reliable navigation system of pirates, this set gets to the bottom of how these fascinating things work.

Travel to the ends of the Earth and observe some of the world's toughest creatures. Find out how long whales can hold their breath, why penguins don't get frostbite, and how water bears can live through almost anything-even being cooked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429645607
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Extreme Explorations! Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG830L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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