What are Food Chains and Webs

Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0865058768
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A simple introduction to food chains and webs, featuring both herbivores and carnivores and discussing energy, food production, and decomposition in various ecosystems.

Desert Food Chains

Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0778719448
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Who Eats What

Author: Patricia Lauber
Publisher:
ISBN: 1442006196
Release Date: 2009-04-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Examines the significance of food chains and food webs, and explains why each link in a chain is important because of the interdependence of living things for survival

Forest Food Chains

Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 077871943X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the interaction of predators, prey, plants, and non-living elements that make up the food chain in forests, and touches on what happens to the food chain when the balance of nature is upset.

Food Chains and Webs

Author: Andrew Solway
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406232608
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Food chains (Ecology)

This series shows how living things are interdependent and how variation has benefits and limitations for the survival of organisms in specific habitats. It also looks at threats to the diversity of living things on Earth.

Meadow Food Chains

Author: Katie Kawa
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781499401653
Release Date: 2014-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A meadow is more than just a pretty place to have picnics. It's home to many species of plants and animals. They're connected through food chains, and readers explore how individual food chains come together to make a meadow food web. This important science concept is presented through engaging text, as well as a colorful meadow food web that shows a variety of connections among living things in this ecosystem. Fact boxes provide additional information about the plants and animals that live in meadows, and colorful photographs put readers in the middle of this habitat.

Seashore Food Chains

Author: John Crossingham
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0778719499
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles coastal creatures such as the sea star, gull, and hermit crab, and demonstrates the role played by each in the web of life.

What is a Living Thing

Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0865058792
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the different qualities and aspects of living things, including people, other animals, and plants, and covering such topics as breathing, feeding, energy, growth, locomotion, and reproduction.

Food Chains in a Desert Habitat

Author: Isaac Nadeau
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 0823957608
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Science

Discusses the desert habitat, and decribes how animals have adapted to this environment, and how the food chain works.

Meadow Food Chains

Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0778719456
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the interaction of predators, prey, plants, and non-living elements that make up the food chain in meadows, and touches on what happens to the food chain when the balance of nature is upset.

Teaching Primary Science Constructively PDF

Author: Keith Skamp
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
ISBN: 9780170271073
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Education

Teaching Primary Science Constructively helps readers to create effective science learning experiences for primary students by using a constructivist approach to learning. Introductory chapters explain the principles of constructivism and their implications for learning and teaching. They also discuss core strategies for the development of science understanding and science inquiry processes and skills. An important new chapter assists readers to interpret the Australian Curriculum: Science with a constructivist mindset. Subsequent chapters then provide research-based ideas for implementing a constructivist approach within a number of content strands. This substantially revised edition incorporates recent research findings related to student learning, as well as teaching, from a constructivist perspective and highlights how teaching emphases have changed over the last few years. Throughout, it links strongly to the key ideas, themes and terminology of the Australian Curriculum: Science.

Secrets of the Garden

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375987304
Release Date: 2012-02-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Perfect for spring planting season--an outstanding book about backyard science the whole family will appreciate. Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, what insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the insects. It's the food chain, right in her own backyard! While Alice's narrative is simple and engaging, science concepts are presented in more depth in sidebars by a pair of very knowledgeable (and highly amusing) chickens! Noted science writer Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld knows how to layer information to make it accessible to a wide range of readers and useful for educators. And illustrator Priscilla Lamont's funny, friendly paintings make this a garden everyone will want to explore. Kids will eat up this wonderful book of backyard science—and perhaps they'll even be inspired to eat their vegetables! "A wonderfully informative and enjoyable journey through one family’s backyard garden, from spring planting to fall harvest. . . . this is bound to spark some backyard explorations." —Kirkus, Starred Review From the Hardcover edition.

Grassland Food Chains

Author: Angela Royston
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781484605226
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"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."--

Food Chains in a Meadow Habitat

Author: Isaac Nadeau
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 0823957624
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the meadow environment, and the levels of the food chain found there and how it works.