Polar Lands (Discover Science Series)

Polar Lands (Discover Science Series)

by Margaret Hynes


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Young readers are invited on a journey to the coldest places on Earth. Through the eye-catching photography and gentle text, readers will discover the polar world of light and dark, see the amazing adaptations that plants and animals (and humans) have made to survive in frigid climates, and learn about exploration, research, and protecting this remarkable environment. At the end they can investigate further by making their own snowflakes, icebergs, and more.

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children’s imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With clear, simple language and a compelling design, Discover Science gives young readers the answers to fundamental questions about animal homes, birds, light and sound, materials, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753473344
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Series: Discover Science Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Margaret Hynes has written and edited a variety of children's titles on topics as diverse as vocabulary, dinosaurs, history, soccer, science, and animals.

Table of Contents

Ends of the Earth 6

Frozen features 8

Light and dark 10

Tundra in bloom 12

Adaptable animals 14

Who eats what? 16

King of the ice 18

Long-distance travel 20

Life in polar oceans 22

Sea mammals 24

Flying squad 26

Crowds of penguins 28

Inuit people 30

A herder's life 32

Polar exploration 34

Modern life 36

Scientific research 38

Protecting wildlife 40

Project: Snazzy snowflokes 42

Projects: Ice fun! 44

Project: Penguin mask 46

Glossary 48

Parent and teacher notes 50

Did you know? 52

Polar lands quiz 54

Find out more 55

Index 56

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