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Bug science : 20 projects and experiments about arthropods : insects, arachnids, algae, worms, and other small creatures / by Karen Romano Young.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 595.7 YOU (Text) 39206020324552 J Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426305207 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1426305206 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781426305191 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1426305192 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Which workshop? -- Finding bugs -- Keeping bugs -- Identifying bugs -- Workshop #1: Raise your own. . . grow flies! -- Workshop #2 : Swimming in it . . . observe microscopic bugs -- Workshop #3 : ants come marching. . . try to make an ant get lost -- Workshop #4 : Honey, help me with this hayfever! . . . try to reduce hayfever by eating local honey -- Workshop #5 : Watching spiders. . . observe a spider in captivity -- Workshop #6 : The eye of the butterfly. . . figure out what color a butterfly favors -- Workshop #7 : X-ray vision . . . photograph the insides of insect head -- Workshop #8 : Catapult legs . . . demonstrate the properties of a flea's legs -- Workshop #9 : Arachnophobia! . . . design a questionnaire to study spider phobia -- Workshop #10: Roly-poly maze . . . teach pillbugs by using their need to stay out of the light -- Workshop #11: Composting: beyond worms! . . . get inside a compost heap -- Workshop #12: I've got worms . . . find the reproduction rate of compost worms -- Workshop #13: Food factory . . . learn about the business of growing food for insect-eating reptiles -- Workshop #14: Space shuttle ants . . . investigate ant tunnels -- Workshop #15 : Who ate my socks? . . . compare bug eating habits -- Workshop #16: Striding on water . . . analyze how water striders stay afloat -- Workshop #17: Sounds buggy . . . evaluate insect calls -- Workshop #18: Strong as silk . . . test the properties of silk -- Workshop #19: How to fly . . . build an insect-sized airplane -- Workshop #20: A cricket's sense of smell . . . train an insect to recognize smells -- Present it! Handing it in, showing it off, telling your story, getting the A.
Summary, etc.:
Provides instructions for experiments about bugs, including flies, microscopic insects, ants, bees, and others; and offers tips on using the workshops as science fair projects.
Target Audience Note:
980L Lexile
Subject: Arthropoda > Juvenile literature.
Science projects > Juvenile literature.
Arthropods.
Insects.
Science projects.

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