Grasslands Inside Out

Grasslands Inside Out

by James Bow

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Overview

Ecosystems Inside Out explores the big picture of each amazing biome on Earth, then peels back its corners to reveal the fascinating details of the organisms that live there. Eco Focus boxes, locator maps, and an activity in each book help give young readers a close-up look at how living and nonliving things are interconnected in ecosystems. Desert Inside Out, Grasslands are huge hunting grounds for the many living things that live there. Peel back the corners of the grassland to find out how many different organisms rely upon this ecosystem for survival, from elephants and gazelles to prairie dogs and horses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778707066
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/19/2014
Series: Ecosystems Inside Out Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 790,750
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What Is an Ecosystem? 4

Energy in Ecosystems 6

The Canadian Prairies 8

The American Prairies 10

The Eurasian Steppe 12

The Veld 14

The African Savanna 16

The South American Pampas 18

Montane Grasslands 20

Island Grasslands 22

Xeric Shrublands 24

Our Natural Habitat? 26

Protecting Grasslands 28

Glossary 30

Learning More 31

Index 32

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