Symbiosis: How Different Animals Relate

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180988

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This fascinating book, illustrated with colorful photographs, makes the topic of symbiosis easy and fun. It looks at the positive, negative, and neutral effects that result when different kinds of animals interact with each other. Symbiotic relationships highlighted include birds and fish that clean parasites off other animals, bacteria that help keep animals and people healthy, mosquitoes that pass diseases such as malaria, predators that hunt prey, and scavengers that help clean the earth. Other examples of symbiotic relationships include several kinds of animals. Students are asked to illustrate symbiosis in human relationships that are similar to those found in nature.

Reading Level
Lexile
IG910L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.9
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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