Everything on Earth, 1st Edition

  • Michael Allaby
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  • ISBN-10: 0756665566
  • ISBN-13: 9780756665562
  • DDC: 508
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Bringing together the best of the DK Guides series, EVERYTHING ON EARTH is an absorbing survey of our planet and its wildlife, with an emphasis on the extreme-from hurricanes to coral reefs, glaciers to crocodiles. Providing just enough detail to fascinate children without confusing or overloading them, EVERYTHING ON EARTH supplies a solid grounding in its subject, picks out the most awe-inspiring details, and inspires readers to explore further.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Earth.
2: The Big Bang.
3: All About Earth.
4: Violent Past.
5: The Atmosphere.
6: Moving Continents.
7: Volcanoes.
8: Rivers of Fire.
9: Emerging Islands.
10: Making Mountains.
11: Earthquakes.
12: Shock Waves.
13: Caves and Caverns.
14: Buried Treasure.
15: Icy Extremes.
16: Glaciers.
17: Deserts.
18: Wildfires.
19: Global Ecosystems.
20: Savage Future.
21: Earth Data.
22: Weather.
23: Restless Planet.
24: The Weather Engine.
25: Climate and Seasons.
26: Clouds.
27: Mist, Fog, and Dew.
28: Rain.
29: Light Shows.
30: Solar Wonders.
31: Snow.
32: Hail.
33: Storm Clouds.
34: Lightning.
35: Dust Storms.
36: El Niño.
37: Tornadoes.
38: Hurricanes.
39: Floods.
40: Hot and Dry.
41: Weathering and Erosion.
42: Volcanic Weather.
43: Climate Change.
44: Drowning World.
45: Pollution.
46: Weather Forecasting.
47: Harnessing Weather.
48: Weather Data.
49: Oceans.
50: One Ocean.
51: The Big Blue.
52: Ocean Motion.
53: Creating Coasts.
54: Sandy Shores.
55: Rocky Shores.
56: On the Edge.
57: Coral Reefs.
58: Reef Life.
59: Forests and Meadows.
60: Sunlit Waters.
61: Submarine Landscapes.
62: Mid–Water Mysteries.
63: Deep Plains.
64: Island Refuge.
65: Frozen Seas.
66: Marine Migrations.
67: Perfect Balance.
68: Partners and Parasites.
69: Survival.
70: The Killers.
71: Going Down.
72: Marine Archaeology.
73: Tsunami.
74: Harvest From the Sea.
75: Impact on the Oceans.
76: Remote Sensing.
77: Fluid World.
78: Tides of Change.
79: Ocean Data.
80: Mammals.
81: What is a Mammal?.
82: Temperature Control.
83: Reproduction.
84: Growing Up.
85: Primitive Primates.
86: The Apes.
87: Brain Power.
88: On the Hoof.
89: Cat Family.
90: Social Lives.
91: Small and Wily.
92: Homes and Shelters.
93: Endurance.
94: Insect Eaters.
95: On the Wing.
96: Life in Water.
97: Ocean Giants.
98: Marsupials.
99: Taming the Beast.
100: Mammal Data.
101: Birds.
102: What is a Bird?.
103: Built for Flight.
104: Up and Away.
105: Aerial Acrobats.
106: Birds of Prey.
107: Scavengers.
108: Fisher Kings.
109: Beside the Sea.
110: Waders and Floaters.
111: Bird Food.
112: Birds in the Woods.
113: Feathers and Finery.
114: The Mating Game.
115: Master Builders.
116: Eggs.
117: Family Life.
118: Songbirds.
119: Keep Away!.
120: Epic Journeys.
121: Flightless Birds.
122: Strange but True.
123: Bird Data.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgements.