In the Forest by Peter Riley
  

In the Forest

Written by Peter Riley
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Part of the Survivor's Science S. Series

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Synopsis

In the Forest by Peter Riley

This book examines the science skills you would need to survive in forest environments such as rainforest and temperate forests. It begins with a map showing where these habitats are located in the world. The text then looks at the features of these habitats and at how these features might help you to survive if you were on an expedition in these regions. Aspects of survival are considered and each one is supported by a science activity which the readers can perform using everyday materials and equipment. For example, it shows you what to wear, how to find your way, stay safe and, if necessary, be rescued. There is an easy-to-follow activity on every other spread.

Reviews

Have you ever wanted to go on a camping trip in the wild forests? Have you ever wanted to know if a pine cone can tell if it is going to rain or even how to make your own barometer? If so, this is the book for you... I liked all of the experiments and information packed in to the book. It was so easy to follow... I would recommend this book to anyone interested in nature, science or those eager to learn more about the world. -- Fionn Cahalane, age 12, from the Cork Evening Echo 20040901 It is always desirable to put scientific learning into a real, relevant, and hopefully enjoyable, context. This is the success of the 'Survivor's Science

-out. Formation and dynamics of each habitat are clearly explained, with perceptive use of illustrations and supporting photographs. A key feature is the use of activities that openly model the scientific enquiry process of observation. -- TES 20041022

About the Author

Peter Riley has written books, websites and CDRoms on science subjects from astronomy to zoology. He was Head of Science in a large secondary school for seventeen years before becoming a full-time writer in 1996.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Peter Riley
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Publisher

Hodder Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

15th January 2004

ISBN

9780750242400


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