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Rain Forests (Our Environment)

by Kay Jackson

  • 305 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by KidHaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Earth Sciences,
  • Juvenile Environmental Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Rain forest ecology,
  • Rain forests

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604545M
    ISBN 100737736240
    ISBN 109780737736243
    OCLC/WorldCa85018715

    Rain forests are filled with trees, plants, and animals, and some are located near the equator. Learn more interesting facts about rain forests in this exciting book! This book was nominated for our Best of booklist by teacher Polly, who says " Katherine Rundell’s The Explorer is a perfect class read for children learning about rainforests, the Amazon, friendships, resilience and much more. Exquisite writing once again from Rundell; the ‘language talk’ that ensued in our classroom was inspiring.".

    Rain Forests (Book): Levinson, Nancy Smiler: Introduces young readers to facts about rain forests in the world, discussing the types of animals that live there, the plants that grow in them, the four layers that comprise the structure of the forests, and the threats posed by .   Save the rain forest! The story itself is not overly compelling, but each personalized entreaty from the animals provides an accurate and persuasive scientific argument for preserving nature's gifts. Lynne Cherry's fertile watercolor and colored-pencil illustrations, including a map of the tropical rain forests of the world, are vivid and colorful.

    The rain forests are home to nearly two-thirds of these. Some animals live among the leaves, others on tree trunks, and some on the forest floor. Because of this, scientists say rain forests How a Tree Takes up and Loses Water Waeerv;por Äs fallen leaves rot, nutrients return to the soil. Life in the Rain Forests introduces middle readers from grades 5 to 8 to the fascinating plants and animals that make their homes in these rich environments. Kids can discover the remarkable resources obtained from rain forests and investigate efforts to protect these amazing places. The book includes a fun quiz and a helpful : $


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Rain Forests (Our Environment) by Kay Jackson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rainforest will transform the way you think about technology, business, and leadership. free preview. To read a free preview of the book, click here. To learn about the ideas in The Rainforest, read the official White Paper presented at the University of Chicago for the book’s publication on.

Rain Forests: The Magic Tree House Research Guide is the nonfiction companion book to the Afternoon on the Amazon. This book is all about teaching about the rain forest with the help of Annie and Jack from the Magic Tree House series/5.

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by Moira Rose Donohue | out of 5 stars Hardcover $ $ 39 $ $ Get it as. Rain, Rain, Rain Forest is a fiction picture book that takes the reader on an adventure through the rain forest. Students will enjoy how the factual information is presented through descriptive language and the cut paper illustrating the ecosystem of the rain forest/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Rain Forests (Insiders) book by Richard C. Vogt. Discover Rain Forests INsiders brings rain forests to life, with the most up-to-date information and state-of-the-art 3-D illustrations that practically leap off Free shipping over $/5(5).

After publication of the first volume of the Tropical Rain Forest, the International Journal of Mycology and Lichenology commented ``This is a welcome addition to the literature on the ecology of tropical rain forests.

The book provides a wealth of data and stimulating discussions and is of great interest to ecologists interested in tropical. Rain Forests The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system.

Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. This book looks at their history on a long term geological and global timescale, commencing with the origin of the angiosperms over million years ago which today overwhelmingly dominate the forests. It also establishes the age of the great tropical rain forest blocks and identifies the world s.

Buy a cheap copy of Rain Forests book by Will Osborne. Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers. Track the facts with Jack and Annie. When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure Free shipping over $ A beam of sunlight makes its way through the leaves and lights up the brightly colored wings of a macaw.

An enormous butterfly flits from plant to plant. Monkeys shout and chatter as they swing from tree to tree looking for breakfast. The rainforest is waking up. Continue Reading. The book remains unique in linking rain forest biology and ecology with silviculture, and with concerns over sustainable resource utilization and the future of the tropical rain forests.

Accessibly written and illustrated throughout, it is a must for biology and geography students, and anyone who seeks to know more about the nature and. Rain Forests. Since rainfall controls tropical vegetation in the tropics, rain forest types may be classified with reference to local climate.

These include lowland, montane, subtropical, and temperate rain common features are at least 1, millimeters (approximately 33 inches) of annual rainfall and evergreen vegetation with lianas and epiphytes.

A rainforest is typically made up of four key layers: emergent, upper canopy, understory, and forest floor. In the top emergent layer, trees as tall as feet (60 meters) grow far apart and tall. Rainforest, luxuriant forest, generally composed of tall, broad-leaved trees and usually found in wet tropical uplands and lowlands around the Equator.

Rainforests usually occur in regions where there is a high annual rainfall of generally more than 1, mm (70 inches) and a hot and steamy climate. Rain forest books for kids The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry.

The Amazon rainforest and the challenges we face to save it are powerfully presented in The Great Kapok Tree in such a way that any readers of any age can understand what is at stake here.

A man with an ax working for a paycheck falls asleep under the great Kapok tree that he is supposed to. Early readers travel through the steamy rain forests of South America to meet bright macaws, fanged vipers, and pouncing jaguars in the book Rain Forest Animals.

Whether in the trees or on the forest floor, each species thrives in the hot : $ ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: 1.

The destruction of the Amazon rain forest is polluting the world's atmosphere / Henry Chu Claims that rain forests are being destroyed are exaggerated / David Rothbard, Craig Rucker Oil production can harm rain forests / Leslie Jermyn   The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity.

In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the evolution.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 80 pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The Amazon rain forest is in danger of being destroyed / Devadas Vittal --The Amazon rain forest is not in danger of being destroyed / Marc Morano --Canada's rain forest is in danger / B.J.

Bergman --Indigenous tribes of the rain forest are in danger / Sebastião. This new edition of Whitmore's classic introduction to tropical rain forests has been comprehensively revised and updated, reflecting the changes which have taken place since it was first published in The sections on human impact have been extended to include a new global assessment of deforestation as well as details of new research on biodiversity and conservation.Rain Forests (Book): Jackson, Kay: Give your readers a book that will make them think globally, and be inspired to do something about the state of Earth's rain forests.

Author Kay Jackson explains what they are, why they're important, the causes of forest destruction, and how we can save them.Includes information on rain forests around the world; fun facts about rain-forest bugs, birds, plants, and animals; maps and photographs; and much more!← ←Series Information← ←Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the.