Investigate Biodiversity

Whether they crawl, run, fly, or swim, animals are a constant source of fascination for young people. In this informative series, readers are introduced to the animals of the world and the characteristics that make each type unique. Simple text supports science curriculum goals of identifying and understanding animal traits, life cycles, habitats, and behaviors. Full-color photographs complement each text with examples of key animal attributes, while fast facts highlight their interesting and important features. A follow-up activity encourages readers to go a step further and apply their new knowledge of the amazing animal kingdom. Features include: Supports Next Generation Science Standards core ideas about biodiversity. Teaches essential science concept of biological classification. Activity prompt provides young readers with a fun, accessible way to enhance their understanding of the various animal classes. Contains Words to Know and Learn More sections designed to teach readers vocabulary and provide further resources for study.

  • Spring 2019
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    Amphibians

    Amphibians

    Kristen Rajczak Nelson
    All amphibians spend part of their life on land and part in the water. What part and for how long varies between species. In this engaging and colorful text, readers learn the main characteristics that make an animal part of the amphibian group and the many unique adaptations that can occur within the bounds of that characteristic...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502406
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    Birds

    Birds

    Heather Moore Niver
    Whether it is the tiny, flitting hummingbird, the long-legged ostrich, the exotic bird of paradise, or the common chicken, birds are a fascinating and unique group of animals. In this accessible book, readers learn about different kinds of birds, their life cycles, the habitats in which they live, adaptation, and behaviors...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502437
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    Fish

    Fish

    Heather Moore Niver
    This detailed resource offers a simple overview of fish basics. Readers will be able to identify and understand the general characteristics of the fish, as well as its life cycles, habitats, and other behaviors...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502468
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    Insects

    Insects

    Heather Moore Niver
    Insects are the most abundant animals on our planet and predate even the dinosaurs by 170 million years. This informative book provides an overview of the fascinating world of insects, some of which are as minuscule as a pencil tip...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502499
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    Mammals

    Mammals

    Kristen Rajczak Nelson
    Mammals take care of their young and live in groups, from a pride of lions to a passel of opossums, but even though mammals have features in common, the physical and behavioral adaptations of each species make them unique and interesting...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502529
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    Reptiles

    Reptiles

    Rebecca Kraft Rector
    Readers discover the amazing world of reptiles in this fact-filled text. Readers are introduced to reptile characteristics, habitats, adaptations, diet, life cycles, and behavior. Simple text focuses on the three main reptile groups, snakes and lizards; turtles; and crocodiles and alligators...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978502550
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