Super Nature Encyclopedia

The 100 Most Incredible Creatures on the Planet

Author: Derek Harvey

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756697938

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 255

View: 5625

Presents a visual tour of the anatomical strengths of members of the animal kingdom and lends insight into their behaviors and abilities, from the reasons for the cheetah's speed to a termite's instinct to build a cooling system into its home.

Super Bug Encyclopedia

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465446008

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 619

Following on the success of Super Nature Encyclopedia and Super Human Encyclopedia comes Super Bug Encyclopedia -- a look at the 100 most amazing insects on the planet! Using macro photography and brand-new CGI artworks, Super Bug zooms right in to reveal the secrets of the most successful creatures on our planet. With incredible facts and stats for every bug, Super Bug showcases the superstars of the insect world. Find out which insect can snap a pencil in half, how a tiny moth can fly up to 70 miles an hour, and meet a dung beetle that can pull over 1,100 times its own body weight. Young readers will be wowed by what goes on inside the tiny world of ants, spiders, butterflies, moths, crickets, and other creepy crawlies. Lively, informative, easy-to-access text based on the latest discoveries and scientific research showcases incredible feats of endurance, defense, strength, and speed while graphic, dashboard-style panels provides information at a glance. Visualized with incredible 3-D models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the world of insects in Super Bug Encyclopedia.

Super Bug Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465455000

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 6399

Following on the success of Super Nature Encyclopedia and Super Human Encyclopedia comes Super Bug Encyclopedia--a look at the 100 most amazing insects on the planet! Using macro photography and brand-new CGI artworks, Super Bug zooms right in to reveal the secrets of the most successful creatures on our planet. With incredible facts and stats for every bug, Super Bug showcases the superstars of the insect world. Find out which insect can snap a pencil in half, how a tiny moth can fly up to 70 miles an hour, and meet a dung beetle that can pull over 1,100 times its own body weight. Young readers will be wowed by what goes on inside the tiny world of ants, spiders, butterflies, moths, crickets, and other creepy crawlies. Lively, informative, easy-to-access text based on the latest discoveries and scientific research showcases incredible feats of endurance, defense, strength, and speed while graphic, dashboard-style panels provides information at a glance. Visualized with incredible 3-D models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the world of insects in Super Bug Encyclopedia.

Deadliest!

20 Dangerous Animals

Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544938089

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 6160

Deadliest! showcases some of the planet's most threatening creatures.

What Is the Structure of an Animal?

Author: Louise Spilsbury

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1622752465

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9992

Being able to compare the structure and anatomy of different families of animals and detect their differences and similarities is an essential skill in life science studies. This book takes the reader through the basic anatomical features that characterize a broad range of animal families, including crustaceans, fish, and birds. Key science terms are defined, accompanied by labeled photographs that make even the most unfamiliar of animal structures easy to grasp for readers.

Speediest!

19 Very Fast Animals

Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328544109

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 2150

Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins is back with more Extreme Animals, perfect for young readers looking for accessible nonfiction chock full of incredible art. Speediest! will focus on the fastest members of the animal kingdom. Through illustrations, infographics, facts, and figures, readers will see how big each animal is compared to humans, where it lives on the globe, and just how quickly it can move! With his signature art style, Steve Jenkins' Extreme Animals reader series explores nature's truly superlative animals. These readers are fact-packed and span the globe, detailing the astounding abilities of every shape, size, and species. Each installment focuses on amazing and unusual animals, making these nonfiction readers accessible, informative, and fascinating.

Supertiere

Die 100 größten, schnellsten, gefährlichsten Tiere der Welt

Author: Derek Harvey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831024100

Category:

Page: 255

View: 2352


Nature encyclopedia of the human genome

Author: Nature Publishing Group

Publisher: Natures Pub Ltd

ISBN: 9780333803868

Category: Medical

Page: 5159

View: 4027

Nature Encyclopedia of the Human Genome is the only reference resource devoted entirely to the scientific basis and genetics and genomics research and the complex commercial, philosophical, and ethical questions that arise from it. It presents a comprehensive and rigorously detailed overview of current genome science and its groundbreaking applications, examining the many topics that surround the field from the differing perspectives of history, philosophy, ethics, law, medicine, public health, and industry. Core areas covered include: structural genomics, functional genomics, chromosome structure and function, evolution and comparative genomics, genome mapping and sequencing, genes and disease, behavioural and psychiatric genetics, mathematical and population genetics, proteomics, bioinformatics, ethical, legal and social issues and biographies or key figures.

Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]

Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442154517

Category:

Page: 411

View: 5690

Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.