Animals can help us see the effects of climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction. Bioindicator Species takes the pulse of animals already threatened by human action in order to better understand our changing world.
- Spring 2019
- Fall 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Bioindicator Species – School Library Connection
In this series, the impact of polar bears, bees, monarch butterflies, frogs, dragonflies, and coral reefs are discussed alongside their predicaments in our world. Each volume includes facts and activities at the end of each chapter to help students and young readers explore the topic further. . .[and] has a “Straight to the Source” section that helps students analyze the main ideas, author’s purpose, and text evidence, which are helpful in finding informational texts for today’s CCSS-related activities.
Bioindicator Species - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This well-organized set explains the role of animals in measuring ecosystem health at a level that’s just about right for upper-elementary grades. Opening chapters provide species information and introduce survival threats. Subsequent sections explore threats in more depth, discuss possible effects on both the animals and the environment, and conclude with potential positive solutions. The text covers related topics with clarity. . . . Good introductions to a current and relevant topic.