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Math on the Job: Caring for Marine Animals

Richard Wunderlich (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117397

What if you could save a baby whale using math? This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who care for animals that live in water. Math is an important part of the job for marine biologists, veterinary technologists, and aquarists - people that maintain aquariums. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.

Big Animals

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533160

Highlights animals of all types known for their large size, including the blue whale, the Goliath beetle, and more. Includes comprehension activity.

Todo sobre los tiburones

John Lockyer (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756144

Practice measurement, unit conversion, and algebraic thinking while learning all about sharks in this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book! From dwarf dogfish to whale sharks, Spanish readers will be fascinated by these marine creatures as they improve their mathematical and STEM skills. Measurements and various units for length, weight, speed, and even the amount of liquid consumed by a whale shark, are concepts addressed in this easy-to-read informational text. With exciting images, simple practice problems, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and text features such as a glossary and index, this e-book will leave readers more confident in their measurement skills, encouraging them to measure things in their daily lives as well!

La dama de los pingüinos

Carol A. Cole (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185543

¡Penélope Parker vive con unos pingüinos! Pequeños, grandes; jóvenes y viejos—los pingüinos vienen de todas partes del Hemisferio Sur incluyendo algunos que viven ¡cerca del ecuador! Las bromas de los pingüinos ¿van más allá de lo que ella puede aguantar? Los niños cuentan y después comparan y contrastan a diez diferentes especies de pingüinos mientras aprenden geografía.

The Penguin Lady

Carol A. Cole (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185451

Penelope Parker lives with penguins! Short ones, tall ones; young and old--the penguins are from all over the Southern Hemisphere including some that live near the equator! Do the penguin antics prove too much for her to handle? Children count and then compare and contrast ten different penguin species as they learn geography.

Seashells by the Seashore

Marianne Berkes (author), Robert Noreika (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691877

Both classroom teachers and vacationing parents will find this little book to be a charmer. Counting from one to twelve, Sue picks up shells--periwinkle, kittens paw, scallop--and carefully adds them to her bucket as a gift for Grandma. She and her friend identify the shells, and when they discover one that still has the mollusk living inside they put it back in the water--learning that shells are actually the abandoned homes of sea animals--but sometimes the animal is still home! The paperback edition contains a tear-out shell identification card to enhance the hands-on lesson in simple wonders from nature.