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Title:
How do things grow?
Author:
Glover, David.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2001.
Physical Description:
125 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789478481
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Why are zebras striped? What makes your arms bend? How do plants drink water? Why don't fish have fur? Discover the answers to these questions and more in these fantastic experiments that cover everything from finding out how different animals use their senses to making a pond viewer.


Table of Contents

Hello!p. 12
Parents' notes
Living and Growingp. 16
Your Bodyp. 42
Plantsp. 68
Exploring Naturep. 94
Living and Growing
Is it alive?p. 18
Special partsp. 20
Eatingp. 22
Growingp. 24
Movingp. 26
Sensing the worldp. 28
Animal disguisep. 30
Animal homesp. 32
Laying eggsp. 34
Life cyclesp. 36
It's quiz time!p. 38
Your Body
Body partsp. 44
Different facesp. 46
Food and drinkp. 48
Keeping cleanp. 50
Your sensesp. 52
How many teeth?p. 54
How you growp. 56
Keeping fitp. 58
Taking medicinep. 60
Your familyp. 62
It's quiz time!p. 64
Plants
Parts of a plantp. 70
Green leavesp. 72
Finding waterp. 74
Watering plantsp. 76
Find the lightp. 78
Watch it growp. 80
Cress headsp. 82
Beautiful flowersp. 84
What's inside?p. 86
Sowing seedsp. 88
It's quiz time!p. 90
Exploring Nature
Nature notesp. 96
A collectionp. 98
Mini-beastsp. 100
Animal groupsp. 102
Garden birdsp. 104
Pond lifep. 106
A place to livep. 108
Garden lifep. 110
Nature at homep. 112
Caring for naturep. 114
It's quiz time!p. 116
Glossaryp. 118
Indexp. 124