Pond

Paperback | March 22, 1997

byDonald Silver, Patricia Wynne

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Fish and fungi, plants and protists, mammals and monera all seem to get along swimmingly in and around the peaceful-looking pond environment. But a closer look at a small square reveals an ever-changing world. . .home to a larger variety of creatures and goings-on than you'd ever imagine, even in just a drop of its water! This beautifully illustrated "you are there" science book--part of the critically acclaimed One Small Square series--is brimming over with fun-to-do experiments and activities for children ages 7 and up. Includes a pond field guide, a glossary-index, and a resource list.

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Fish and fungi, plants and protists, mammals and monera all seem to get along swimmingly in and around this peaceful-looking environment. But still water runs deep. A closer look at a pond reveals an ever-changing world . . . home to a larger variety of creatures than one might expect, even in just a drop of pond water! Full color.

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Fish and fungi, plants and protists, mammals and monera all seem to get along swimmingly in and around the peaceful-looking pond environment. But a closer look at a small square reveals an ever-changing world. . .home to a larger variety of creatures and goings-on than you'd ever imagine, even in just a drop of its water! This beautifu...

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Pond life is not as placid and familiar as it might seem. Under a lily pad. . .beneath the ice. . .in just one drop of pond water, you'll find a complex ecosystem, teeming with life. A close look at one small square of a typical pond shows it to be a not-always-peaceable kingdom, where birds, insects, fish protozoa, and plants all coex...

Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book—all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne’s ill...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.11 inPublished:March 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070579326

ISBN - 13:9780070579323

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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Table of Contents

Introduction.One Small Square of a Pond.School's Out: Summer's In.Between Two Worlds.The Hangout.Out of Sight.Quite a Handful.Risky Business.Bottoming Out.Just Keep Raining.Twilight Time.Heading the Warning.Thin Ice.Back to Life.Something New.

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Fish and fungi, plants and protists, mammals and monera all seem to get along swimmingly in and around this peaceful-looking environment. But still water runs deep. A closer look at a pond reveals an ever-changing world . . . home to a larger variety of creatures than one might expect, even in just a drop of pond water! Full color.