Mountains Inside Out

Mountains Inside Out

by James Bow

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Mountains Inside Out by James Bow

Ecosystems Inside Out explores the big picture of each amazing biome on Earth, then peels back its corners to reveal the fascinating details of the organisms that live there. Eco Focus boxes, locator maps, and an activity in each book help give young readers a close-up look at how living and nonliving things are interconnected in ecosystems. Let's climb a mountain-a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earth's surface. What can live so high up where it is harder to breathe and the hillsides are steep? Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778715023
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2015
Series: Ecosystems Inside Out Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What Is an Ecosystem? 4

Energy in Ecosystems 6

The Foothills 8

Montane Forests 10

Cloud Forests 12

Alpine Grasslands 14

Alpine Tundra 16

Plateaus and Montane Steppes 18

The Death Zone 20

Mountains of the Sea 22

Mountains and Other Ecosystems 24

People and Mountains 26

Saving Mountains 28

Glossary 30

Learning More 31

Index 32

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