Temperate Grasslands

Temperate Grasslands

by Ben Hoare

Hardcover(Library Binding - Revised)

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Temperate Grasslands by Ben Hoare

Biologists divide the living world into major zones called biomes, including deserts, oceans, tropical forests, and tundra. Looking at biomes helps us understand the connections between our planet's climate and the plants and animals that live there. Biomes also have a huge impact on people. Each book reveals the fascinating web of relationships between climate, plants, animals, and people that makes every biome unique.

Inside this book

Superb photography, bringing each biome dramatically to life

Clear maps of each major region of every featured habitat identify the main areas of environmental stress

Fact panels give at-a-glance information on each region

Meets curriculum standards for the study of biomes and their importance for plants, animals, and people

Glossary, sources of further information, and index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432941819
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Biomes Atlases
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Biomes of the World 4

Temperate Grasslands of the World 6

The Prairies 8

Grassland Climate 10

Pampas 18

Grassland Plants 20

Veld 32

Grassland Animals 34

Steppes 46

People and Grasslands 48

Australian Rangeland 56

The Future 58

Glossary 62

Further Research 63

Index 64

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