Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914732

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Description

Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers.

Reading Level
Lexile
1025L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
7.0
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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