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Overview

Planet Earth offers an introduction to our world's most interesting environments. With facts and figures, and a quiz for the eager young ecologist, Planet Earth contains invaluable information on all forms of life in the mountains, deserts, oceans, woodlands, polar lands, and rain forests

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587280498
Publisher: T&N Children's Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Life in... Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.88(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Looking at Mountains6
Where in the World?8
Ice, Snow, and Rain10
Trees and Plants12
Staying Warm14
Flying and Hopping16
Mountain Dwellers18
Mountain Treasures20
Mountains in Danger22
Saving the Mountains24
How Coyote Stole Fire26
True or False?31
Looking at the Deserts34
Where in the World?36
Desert Plants38
Hidden Life40
Crossing the Desert42
When Water Falls44
Desert People46
Desert Oases48
Creeping Deserts50
Deserts Today52
Jealous Goomble-Gubbon54
True or False?59
Looking at the Oceans62
Dividing the Seas64
Moving Waves66
Food for Life68
All Shapes and Sizes70
The Hunter and the Hunted72
Taking to the Water74
Ocean Resources76
Making the Sea Sick78
Save the Oceans80
Dakuwaca Fights for His Life82
True or False?87
Looking at Woodlands90
Where in the World?92
Seasonal Cycles94
Leaf Life96
Forest Birds98
Forest Vegetarians100
Forest Hunters102
Woodland Resources104
Shrinking Woodlands106
Saving our Woodlands108
Bombo Meets Mother Eagle110
True or False?115
Looking at Rain Forests118
Where in the World?120
The Plant Bank122
Feasting in the Forest124
Forest Fiends126
Rain Forest People128
Gifts from the Forest130
Rain Forest Destruction132
Paradise Lost134
Saving the Forest136
The Cowrie Thieves138
True or False?143
Looking at the Poles146
Where in the World?148
Frozen Features150
Animal Life152
Birdland154
Sea Life156
People of the Poles158
Watching the Weather160
Exploiting the Poles162
Saving the Poles164
Crow Steals Some Daylight166
True or False?171
Glossary172
Index184

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