In The Backyard, 1st Edition

  • Sabrina Crewe
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  • ISBN-10: 1438132476
  • ISBN-13: 9781438132471
  • DDC: 579
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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As you look in your backyard, you may see trees, grass, and other plants and animals that live there. But did you know that your backyard is home to billions of microorganisms? In The Backyard delves into the microscopic life forms that inhabit your backyard, from the plant cells that convert sunlight into food to the protozoa inhabiting the soil and water puddles.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Invisible Backyard.
2: Plant Cells.
3: Inside the Leaf.
4: Flowers and Pollen.
5: Life in the Soil.
6: Bacteria.
7: Fungi and Microfungi.
8: Microanimals.
9: Recyclers and Fixers.
10: Insects Up Close.
11: In a Water Puddle.
12: Above the Ground.
13: Size and Scale.
14: About Microscopes.
15: Micro-Detective.
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