Animal Helpers: Aquariums
Where else could you stay dry while visiting aquatic animals from around the world? Only in an aquarium can you visit and learn about all these different local and exotic animals. Aquarium staff care for and teach about these animals, as well as work to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Follow this behind-the-scenes photographic journal as it leads you into the wondrous world of aquariums and the animal helpers who work there.
- Hardback | 1 pages
- 215.9 x 256.54 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
- 10 Feb 2014
- Arbordale Publishing
- Mount Pleasant, SC, United States
- Illustrations, color
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About Jennifer Keats Curtis
Award-winning nature author Jennifer Keats Curtis is frequently found among students and teachers, talking about literacy and conservation. In addition to Moonlight Crab Count, After A While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary, The Lucky Litter: Wolf Pups Rescued from Wildfire, the Animal Helpers series, Baby Owl's Rescue, Kali's Story (Children's Choice Book Award 2015), Salamander Season, Primate School, and Turtles In My Sandbox for Arbordale, some of Jennifer's other recent titles include Seahorses, Osprey Adventure and Saving Squeak: The Otter Tale. She lives in Maryland with her family and a wide variety of pets. Visit her website: www.jenniferkeatscurtis.com.
Animal Helpers looks at the many individuals that are needed to keep an aquarium running: aquarists, biologists, curators, and veterinarians. Clear crisp photographs show the peace of the underwater world. - School Library Journal
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Have you ever been to an aquarium? If so, what did you see there? If not, what do you think that you might see? An aquarium is a place which contains exhibitions of aquatic animals and plants. The word “aquatic” means pertaining to the water. The first things that probably come to our mind are fish and sea mammals like whales and dolphins, but many aquariums also have displays for other mammals and also birds that live near the water, like otters and penguins. There are many jobs available at an aquarium for people who like animals, such as aquarists, biologists, veterinarians, curators, and volunteers. Would you want to work in an aquarium? Most youngsters find aquatic animals fascinating, and Jennifer Keats Curtis’s text is accompanied by full-color photographs of the various creatures mentioned, including different kinds of fish, mammals, and birds. The four pages of “For Creative Minds” learning activities include further information on aquarium jobs, a match the animal exercise, a true-false quiz, and some “Animal Fun Facts.” More free, downloadable activities are available online at the publisher’s website. Children will enjoy reading Animal Helpers: Aquariums about the wondrous world of aquariums and the animal helpers who work there. Other titles in this series by Jennifer Keats Curtis are Animal Helpers: Wildlife Rehabilitators, Animal Helpers: Sanctuaries, and Animal Helpers: Zoos.show moreby Wayne S. Walker