Find Out About Trees: With 18 projects and more than 250 pictures

Find Out About Trees: With 18 projects and more than 250 pictures

by Peter Mellet


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Discover the life-cycle of trees, their different ports and what they do, and learn when the first trees appeared on Earth, 18 easy-to-do projects bring the subject to life - make a collection of bark rubbings and pressed leaves, germinate an acorn, and demonstrate how plants search out sources of light, More than 250 illustrations include step-by-step photogrophs and explanatory diagrams, An engaging and accessible introduction to these amazing plants, Ideal for 8- to 12-year-olds for home or school use

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843228974
Publisher: Armadillo
Publication date: 06/15/2013
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Parts of a tree 4

Measuring a tree 6

Roots 8

Pumping water 10

Trunks and bark 12

Looking at bark 14

Needles and leaves 16

From bud to leaf 18

Living processes 20

Light and water 22

Pollination 24

From flower to fruit 26

Fruits and seeds 28

Scattering seeds 30

Germination 32

Conifer forests 34

Temperate forests 36

Life in a tree 38

Tropical trees 40

Savanna woodland 42

Swamps 44

Amazing trees 46

Leaf fall, death and decay 48

Life in the leaf litter 50

Prehistoric trees 52

Wood as a material 54

Chemicals from trees 56

Pollution and destruction 58

Conservation 60

Make a tree museum 62

Index 64

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