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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.

Fish Pals

Pat Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122292

From what they eat to how to keep their tanks clean and healthy, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a fish’s best pal. Learn the inside information on how to understand their behavior, so you can have your own piece of the ocean in your home.

Map and Track Oceans

Lauren Ishak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122032

Oceans cover 70 percent of Earth and make up the biggest biome on the planet! This title maps the territories and migration routes of animals in ocean, coral reef, and estuary biomes. Readers are asked to engage in a biome mapping activity to help reinforce understanding of the fragility of these water habitats.

Epic Migrations by Water

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123503

Read about extraordinary animal migrations by water, from tremendous upstream journeys by Pacific salmon to the extreme long-distance migration of the humpback whale. Interesting facts and obstacles are highlighted, and a sidebar details how humans impact each migration.

My Favorite Animal: Dolphins

Victoria Marcos (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532400568

Learn all about dolphins in this fun and informational text. Like all books in the My Favorite Animal Series, Dolphins offers engaging facts and checks the reader's knowledge and comprehension throughout the book.

Orca Whale Pods

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288569

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how and why orca whales live together in groups called pods. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal’s predatory habits, diet, behaviors, appearance, and social structure. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about orca whales using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Orca Whale Pods also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Sharks

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003330

This revised edition surveys key aspects of sharks, describing the fishes’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have a bump on their head.

Crocodiles

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003262

This revised edition surveys key aspects of crocodiles, describing the swimming reptiles’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have rough, bumpy skin.

El tiburón

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003439

This revised edition surveys key aspects of sharks, describing the fishes’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have a bump on their head.

El cocodrilo

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003361

This revised edition surveys key aspects of crocodiles, describing the swimming reptiles’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have rough, bumpy skin.

El delfín

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003378

This revised edition surveys key aspects of dolphins, describing the leaping mammals’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures are friendly toward humans.

Dolphins

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003279

This revised edition surveys key aspects of dolphins, describing the leaping mammals’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures are friendly toward humans.

Dolphin

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002982

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of dolphins, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these marine mammals.

Sea Turtle

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003033

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of sea turtles, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these aquatic reptiles.

Blue Whales

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003064

A countdown of five of the most captivating blue whales provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these massive marine mammals.

Elephant Seals

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003071

A countdown of five of the most captivating elephant seals provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these noisy marine mammals.

Sea Lions

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003095

A countdown of five of the most captivating sea lions provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these short-haired marine mammals.

Sea Otters

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003101

A countdown of five of the most captivating sea otters provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these intelligent marine mammals.

Walruses

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003118

A countdown of five of the most captivating walruses provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these ivory-tusked marine mammals.

Great White Shark vs. Killer Whale

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918376

Many people fear the great white shark. But an even deadlier animal lurks in the world’s oceans--the killer whale. What would happen if these two faced off? This book looks at the advantages and attack moves of each of these underwater predators. Charts and graphs compare and contrast the two in tooth size, secret weapons, weight, and more. A final narrative tells of an epic battle between the animals. Who will rule the ocean?

Is It a Dolphin or a Porpoise?

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729054

Teaches readers how to tell the difference between dolphins and porpoises through conversational, witty text and hilarious images.

Is It an Alligator or a Crocodile?

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729085

Teaches readers how to tell the difference between turtles and tortoises through conversational, witty text and hilarious images.

Hammerhead Sharks

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728705

From the mighty great white to the alien like goblin shark, earth’s oceans are full of sharks. With speed, strength, and stealth, they make the perfect predators. They also make the ideal reading topics for young readers. Through diagrams, labeled images, and other graphics, this series emphasizes visual literacy while diving into the lives, habitats, and diets of the creatures children love to learn about.

Tiger Sharks

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728729

From the mighty great white to the alien like goblin shark, earth’s oceans are full of sharks. With speed, strength, and stealth, they make the perfect predators. They also make the ideal reading topics for young readers. Through diagrams, labeled images, and other graphics, this series emphasizes visual literacy while diving into the lives, habitats, and diets of the creatures children love to learn about.

Great White Sharks

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728699

From the mighty great white to the alien like goblin shark, earth’s oceans are full of sharks. With speed, strength, and stealth, they make the perfect predators. They also make the ideal reading topics for young readers. Through diagrams, labeled images, and other graphics, this series emphasizes visual literacy while diving into the lives, habitats, and diets of the creatures children love to learn about.