A World in a Drop of Water

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A World in a Drop of Water
Authors: Alvin Silverstein
Year: 2013
Publisher: Dover Publications
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9780486403816
ISBN 505486403815
Categorie: Biology
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A World in a Drop of Water Alvin Silverstein
Within every drop of pond water lurks an invisible world, alive with an amazing variety of microscopic animals. And with the help of this book and a microscope, you can bring these tiny creatures into focus and discover the ways in which they live.
You’ll trace the path of a blob-like amoeba as it stretches out its pseudopods to hunt and gobble up its prey, and you’ll see the life-or-death water ballet of a slipper-shaped paramecium as it swims away from its mortal enemy, the pincushion-shaped suctorian. You’ll also meet the euglena, classified as both plant and animal; the rotifer, a creature with two wheels of whirling hairlike projections that help it move by squeezing in and out like an accordion; and the incredible hydra, a fearsome bully that constantly threatens other small animals with its crown of grasping tentacles.
With this book, your key to the world of single-celled organisms, you’ll learn fascinating lessons about how these strange animals eat, reproduce, and…
Categories:
Biology
Year:
2013
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Language:
english
ISBN 10:
0486403815
ISBN 13:
9780486403816
File:
6.51 MB

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