The Living Planet

The Living Planet : Life on Earth

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This title offers a practical, hands-on approach to helping children to explore, learn and understand about the world around them. Containing a range of safe, easy-to-do experiments, it aims to stimulate children's curiosity and challenge them to find out more through their own observations and discoveries. The book offers an all-round introduction to living science covering plants, insects, animals and their environments, and the human body.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 210 x 236 x 14mm | 358.34g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs, index
  • 0753406381
  • 9780753406380

Table of contents

About this Book; Inside the Body; What are we Made of?; The Skeleton; Teeth; A Healthy Diet; Digestion; The Waterworks; Heart and Circulation; Breathing; The Nervous System; The Senses; Keeping Fit; Animals in Action; The Animal Kingdom; Communication; The Brain and Nervous System; Sight; Hearing; Smell; Taste; Touch; A Sixth Sense; Learning and Instinct; Minibeasts in Close-Up; is it a Minibeast?; Growing up; Plant-Eaters; Hunters and Trappers; Flying Insects; Self Defence; Friend or Foe?; Life in the Water; Life Under Logs and Stones; Living Together; Plant Life; All Kinds of Plants; Making their Own Food; Inside a Plant; Plants in the Food Chain; Plants as Food; Trees; Plants in the Desert; Flowers; Fruit and Seeds; Index; Acknowledgementsshow more