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Overview

Earth's Biomes by Donna Latham, Maurizio De Angelis

There is a huge variety of life on Earth, with creatures in almost any shape and size you can imagine. 'Earth's Biomes' explores the different areas, or biomes, of our planet. This book also examines the different physical elements that make these areas unique, and how these differences have influenced the evolution of all living things. How do plants grown in soil that is permanently frozen? Does what happens in one biome affect the rest of the world? What is biodiversity? Check out this book to learn more! Sci-Hi is an engaging, comprehensive, and visually stimulating series that takes learning science core curriculum to a whole new level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410933379
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 06/14/2009
Series: Sci-Hi: Life Science
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

What's a biome? — Adaptation — Threats to biomes — The temperate deciduous forest — The tropical rain forest — Temperate grasslands and tropical savannas — The desert — The tundra — Marine regions — Freshwater regions — Logging : a threat to sea creatures? — Meet the Tollund Man! — What do you know about biomes?

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