by Holly Wallace


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Discover the classification system scientists use to identify and name living things so each particular organism can be categorized all over the world. Learn that scientists discover hundreds of new species every year totaling about 2 million species of living things. Explore the fascinating world of living things, including the processes that keep animals and plants alive, and how people study them. Fact boxes that introduce the most amazing plants and animals are featured in this book along with colorful photographs that show the incredible diversity of life. This book includes a glossary and resources for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780431174563
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Life Processes Series
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

What Is Classification?     4
Five Kingdoms     6
Plants Without Flowers     8
Flowering Plants     10
Invertebrates     12
Arthropods     14
Arachnids     16
Fish     18
Amphibians     20
Reptiles     22
Birds     24
Mammals     26
More Mammals     28
Glossary     30
Find Out More     31
Index     32

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