Invertebrates: A 4D Book

Invertebrates: A 4D Book

by Melissa Ferguson


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Did you know that the Goliath bird-eating tarantula is the biggest tarantula in the world? Meet spiders, hermit crabs, and other interesting invertebrates at the Smithsonian National Zoo in these first books reviewed by Smithsonian experts. Bring augmented reality to your students by downloading the free Capstone 4D app and scanning for access to awesome videos!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543526455
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Little Zoologist
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Melissa Ferguson works as a continuing education program manager. She has worked for a corporate educational company that focuses on urban youth. She also has experience as a senior editor and writer in the publishing field. She holds an MA in English from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Besides writing, she enjoys finding “treasures” at flea markets and antique shops. She lives in a suburb of Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Invertebrates at the Zoo 4

Giant Pacific octopus 6

Goliath Bird-eating Tarantula 8

Nautilus 10

Monarch Butterfly 12

Peacock Mantis Shrimp 14

Golden Silk Orb-Weaver Spider 16

Leaf-Cutter Ant 18

Tube Anemone 20

Giant Clam 22

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper 24

Elegance Coral 26

Elkhorn Coral 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


Meets Next Generation Science Standards related to life science and animal classification; books reviewed by Smithsonian experts; information provided in multiple ways to encourage learning, including main text, bold and colorful images, separate facts, sidebars, and graphic organizers; quotes from experts; critical thinking questions to promote discussion; part of the popular Smithsonian Little Explorer brand; a free related article, video, and online worksheets encourage deeper learning via an augmented reality experience through the free Capstone 4D app

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