9780531164594

Woods and Forests

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  • ISBN13:

    9780531164594

  • ISBN10:

    0531164594

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Franklin Watts
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Summary

This series fosters an appreciation for the diversity of habitats on Earth and the flora and fauna that they support. Activities, projects, and investigations reinforce the basic biological, ecological, and geological principles discussed. The appendix of each book has instructions for building simple equipment that allows students to collect and observe living organisms.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9(19)
Giants of the Plant Kingdom: The Wonder of Trees
19(20)
Bathed by the Air and Rooted in the Soil: Trees and Their Environment
39(13)
A First Look at the Forest: Describing and Measuring the Woods
52(17)
Oh, What a Tangled Web: The Ways of Life in the Forest
69(22)
Cycles and Flows: Functions of a Forest Ecosystem
91(13)
The Future of Our Forests
104(10)
Conclusion 114(2)
Appendix Tools and Equipment 116(14)
Glossary 130(4)
For Further Information 134(6)
Index 140

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