Author: Lisa Perlman Greathouse
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
What are food webs and how do they affect our environment? Discover the ways in which energy is transferred through interdependent living things in this engaging book! Third-grade students will enjoy learning about producers, consumers, and decomposers through this high-interest informational text filled with fun facts and colorful images. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a Think Like a Scientist lab activity is included at the end of the book to provide students with an opportunity to apply what they've learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.
Author: Carol S. Surges
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Life on Earth is endlessly amazing and complex. Learn about food chains with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Describes the interaction of predators, prey, plants, and non-living elements that make up the food chain in the Sonoran Desert, and touches on what happens to the food chain when the balance of nature is upset.
"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a grassland habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--
"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in an ocean habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--
What do you and a tuna have in common? You are both part of a food chain that begins with green things and ends with you! Can you get energy from sunlight? Why is every link in a food chain important? Read and find out more about food chains! Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book features content-rich vocabulary in simple, engaging text by Patricia Lauber, fascinating diagrams, and beautifully detailed illustrations by Holly Keller. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.