[EBOOK DOWNLOAD] Shell Beak Tusk
Ible errors that were mentioned by one reviewer Great photos of the animals being compared Heos for the win with another fun by one reviewer Great photos of the animals being compared Heos for the win with another fun book for kids Full page photographs with text inset draw attention to animal adaptations Comparisons are also made between similar animals describing how their specific adaptations differ Kids are sure to enjoy the close up pictures and will hopefully learn in the process A great non fiction book for elementary students Heos Bridget Shell Beak Tusk Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation PICTURE BOOK Houghton Mifflin 2017 17 9780544811669Each two page spread shows two animals or insects that share a common trait spines tall ears etc and talks about how each of them uses that trait The two animals are not related to each other genetically nor in the same geographic region An extensive bibliography is included Pair this with Different Same By Heather Tekavec and Animals Do Too By Etta Kaner for an extensive look at animal traits and adaptations Perfect for Utah s 7th grade science coreEL MS ESSENTIAL Cindy Library Teacherhttpskissthebookblogspotcom2017 One trait is explored over a two page spread Two different animals with this trait are the subject as we compare and contrast how they use this trait to survive. Heos manages to make some intriguing comparisons and bring to life theories of evolution and convergentevolution in bite sized easily digested chunks of fun facts illustrated with full color photography througho. .
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Contrast Writing With Lots Of Great Animalwriting with lots of great animal and nice photographs Awesome book that clearly explains convergent evolution comparing two very different animals that share the same adaptive traits Great photoggraphs bibliography photo credits indexFinal Amazing photographs and lots of facts about the adaptations of interesting animals platypus anteater and porcupine to name a few mak This book tells how different animals use their featurescolors for good and protection It is a wonderful pull for info on ust a beak or wings or if you want to know about all adaptations Science lesson materialI rated this book 5 stars because of the amazing uality The pictures are up close and crystal clear when focusing on the adaptation being talked ABOUT THE HEADINGS MATCH THE PICTURE The headings match the picture content It is well spaced and written as well There are many sources in the back and ways to look up one topicI would use this book in my Science class I would want in on my board for reference at all times I am a great fan of Bridget Heos I Fly so couldn t wait to pick up this nonfiction title In general the concept of this book is nice showing how different animals can have the same feature such as long ears tusks beaks or shells despite. We think of evolution as a tree with
that make clear linear sense with one animal and its traits clearly derived from one that came before it genetically what about animals who share key traits but. ,branches that make clear linear sense with one animal and its traits clearly derived from one that came before it genetically
Living across the globe from one another "Through Convergent Evolution And While I Like " convergent evolution And while I like premise of this book very much I was disappointed to discover mistakes in it For example describing the tall ears of a rabbit page 10 states that During cold weather blood vessels in the ears shrink so that less warm blood flows that During cold weather blood vessels in the ears shrink so that less warm blood flows the ears and escapes through the skin I believe the author means that less HEAT escapes not blood as stated Another on page 16 Heos *Says That Fireflies Don *that fireflies don always play fair Some trick other species but goes on to describe the firefly BEING TRICKED by other species not doing the tricking and ending up as food for the other species So despite the interesting concept high uality photos and nice bibliography I finished this book disappointed than confident in the information presented Every living thing on Earth has traits that allow it to eat or avoid being eaten p 1Each 2 page spread in this book compares and contrasts two animals that use the same adaptation and includes color photos of each animal I would save this for upper elementary Great information and comparisons in an exploration of animal traits and adaptations I would love to see a map added since the location of many of the animal s was mentioned Curious about the poss. Aren’t on the same family tree This is called convergent evolution and it’s the big idea that Bridget Heos tackles in a kid friendly way in Shell Beak Tusk From mammals to reptiles and everything in between.