Item description for Eyewitness: Life by David Burnie...
Investigate the origins of life and find out how living things survive.
DK gives a new look to the series that forever changed the nonfiction genre and set the standard for highly informative visual guides. This volume, and those to follow in future seasons, forms part of an indispensable library for the whole family. Focusing on contemporary and historical developments in the study of life, this book features clear, expertly written text, color and black-and-white photos, charts, graphics, and 3-D models -- all of which combine to make complex scientific concepts easy to understand.
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Studio: DK CHILDREN
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.32" Width: 8.73" Height: 0.43" Weight: 1.14 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1999
Publisher DK Children
ISBN 078944884X ISBN13 9780789448842 UPC 635517048841
Availability 0 units.
More About David Burnie
David Burnie studied zoology and botany at the University of Bristol, and has worked as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written and contributed to many awardwinning books and multimedia titles, and has acted as a consultant and scriptwriter for many natural history programmes. He is an avid birdwatcher, botanist and bughunter.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Eyewitness: Life?
Very Good! Mar 7, 2001
This book is very reader freindly with many illustrations! It covers almost everything that has to do with life! Here's a list of the contents. 1.What is life? 6-7 2.The carbon key 8-9 4.Life's building blocks 10-11 5.Single-celled life 12-13 6.Cells and organisms 14-15 7.Photosynthesis1 6-17 8.Respiration1 18-19 9.Getting supplies 20-21 10.Getting Around 22-23 11.Sensing the world 24-25 12.Keeping a balence 25-26 13.Attack and defense 27-28 14.Growth and deveiopmant 28-29
15.Asexual reproduction 30-31 16.DNA-the essence of life 32-33 17.How DNA works 34-35 18.Sexual reproduction 36-37 19.Heredity 38-39 20.Evolution 40-41 21.Interactions within species 42-43 22.Interactions between species4 4-45 23.Classifying living 46-47 24.Kingdoms of life 47-48 25.Plants and animals 49-50 26.How did life begin? 51-52 27.Increasing complexity 53-54 28.The edge of life 55-56 29.Genetic Engineering 57-58 30.Life beyond Earth 59-60 The reason I made this list is because when I see a book review I want a list of the contents!