A look at whales, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their streamlined bodies, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today.
A look at manatees, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their unique respiratory system, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of these intelligent creatures in the world today.
This book uses math and science to help students learn about oceans. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of oceans.
Humanity’s impact on the natural world can have disastrous effects. Coral Reef Collapse shines a light on the death of coral reefs around the world. With abundant charts and diagrams and large-format photos, this title explores the science behind ocean acidity and rising ocean temperatures to explain the threats facing coral reefs, and considers actions people and governments can take to try to improve the situation. Features include a flow chart showing the disaster’s causes and effects, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
the Sea Lamprey have invades the Great Lakes where they have killed off native species and harmed the fishing industry. Find out hoe they arrived, the problems they cause and other places that are on the lookout for these animals.
Humpback whales use unique songs to communicate throughout the world’s oceans. But whaling and other threats almost silenced humpback whales completely. Humpback Whales describes the characteristics of these animals and how bans on whale hunting and other efforts have helped save this distinctive species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
A look at piranhas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flesh-ripping teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and feared status in the world today.