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Desert Food Webs (Early Bird Food Webs)

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Published by Lerner Publications .
Written in English


  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Desert ecology,
  • Food chains (Ecology),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11425702M
ISBN 100822567288
ISBN 109780822567288

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  Food webs are introduced to younger students by giving examples of how plant life and animal life interact and different habitats. Photos chosen for the book 5/5(1). Snakes, lizards, rabbits, mice, mountain lions, and hawks are some of the many animals that make up a desert food web. But do you know how desert animals depend on cactuses, grasses, and other plants to stay alive? Or why tiny insects, fungi, and bacteria may be among the most important living things in a desert? See desert food webs in action in this fascinating book.   In Desert Food Webs, readers find out how the turkey vulture, the velvet mesquite tree, the western banded gecko, and the pack rat each play their own unique role in the desert biome. Preview this book». item 7 Harriet Brundle-Desert Food Webs (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW 6 - Harriet Brundle-Desert Food Webs (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW. $ Free shipping. Show more like these. About this item. Condition. Brand New. Quantity. 1 available. Publisher. BookLife Publishing. Pages. Format. Hard cover. Author. Brundle, Harriet. Publication Date.

  Fact boxes provide additional information about the creatures that make up desert food chains, and a detailed food web shows how these food chains all come together. The desert is an extreme habitat, and readers will enjoy learning about the extreme plants and animals that live : Katie Kawa. Desert Food Chains (Exploring Food Chains and Food Webs) Paperback – January 1, Author: Katie Kawa.   Desert Food Chains (Food Chains and Webs) Paperback – July 1, by Angela Royston (Author) › Visit Amazon's Angela Royston Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Angela 5/5(1). This is a Sonoran Desert Food if you can identify all the parts of the food web that make this a functioning, healthy ecosystem. Look for: The Producers - the cacti, shrubs and plants.. The Primary Consumers – the kangaroo rat, cactus mouse, lizards, poorwill, and desert tortoise.. The Secondary Consumers – the kit fox, elf owl, redtailed hawk, scorpion, roadrunner, and rattlesnake.

Can you think of another desert somewhere else in the world? Look up that desert and see what plants and animals live there. Procedure. In this activity, you’ll build a food chain, a food web, and a food ’s learn about what each term means, and how each model is different. A lot of people picture a barren, empty landscape with dust and tumbleweeds when they picture a desert. And while that may be true for some deserts, it is ce. This chapter begins with the trophic model of Hairston, Smith, and Slobodkin and the food-web model generated by Cohen. It explains why, even in a desert, such generalities are inappropriate. Desert food-webs are much more complex than the ones described by previous researchers, and indicate that: energetics is not necessarily the most appropriate way to view food-webs; interaction webs. Get this from a library! Desert food webs in action. [Paul Fleisher] -- Why tiny insects, fungi, and bacteria may be among the most important living things in a desert? See desert food webs in action in this fascinating book.