9781582381305

Pond Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582381305

  • ISBN10:

    1582381305

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-14
  • Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

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Summary

This guide describes and illustrates, in full color, the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community. Plus suggestions for: Where and when to look Observing and collecting specimens Making exciting discoveries Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000,Golden Guides from St. Martin's Pressfeature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students. This guide describes and illustrates in full color the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community. As well, it provides suggestions for: Where and when to look Observing and collecting specimens Making exciting discoveries Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere. Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press have been updated and revised to revitalize the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Author Biography

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

Table of Contents

Ponds and Lakes
4(10)
Characteristics of Water
10(7)
Habitats
17(5)
Food Webs
22(2)
Community Changes
24(3)
Observing and Collecting
27(3)
Plants
30(44)
Algae
31(7)
Bacteria
38(1)
Fungi
38(1)
Bryophytes
39(3)
Vascular Plants
42(32)
Animals
74(81)
One-celled Animals
76(1)
Sponges
77(1)
Sponges
77(1)
Sponges
77(1)
Hydras
78(1)
Jellyfish
79(1)
Rotifers
80(1)
Moss Animals
81(1)
Worms
82(2)
Flatworms
84(1)
Arthropods
85(1)
Crustaceans
86(28)
Insects
94(19)
Water Mites and Spiders
113(1)
Mollusks
114(4)
Snails
114(2)
Clams
116(2)
Other Invertebrates
118(2)
Vertebrates
120(35)
Lampreys
120(1)
Bony Fishes
121(8)
Amphibians
129(7)
Reptiles
136(7)
Birds
143(9)
Mammals
152(3)
More Information 155(1)
Index 156

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