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      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Examines the reasons why animals become endangered or extinct, looks at the conditions that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and explains how children can play a part in preserving animal life.
      Call Number 
      591.68 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Examines the reasons why animals become endangered or extinct, looks at the conditions that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and explains how children can play a part in preserving animal life.
      Call Number 
      591.68 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Explains the defining characteristics of a fish, describing their body structures, foods, defenses, and reproduction; describes special repellents developed for scientists to safely study sharks underwater; and includes a hands-on investigation of the effects of temperature change on a goldfish.
      Call Number 
      597 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Explains how energy is transferred from link to link in a food chain, starting with the sun; tells students about producers, consumers, and decomposers, describing their functions within different food chains, presents a hands-on demonstration, examining owl pellets to determine an owl's role in its food chain; and visits a research vessel to investigate plankton's place in the marine food chain.
      Call Number 
      577 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Presents an overview of what distinguishes mammals from other animals, and looks at the defenses and common characteristics of mammals, including a hands-on investigation that shows how mammals use their hair to stay warm, and a visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium, where sea otters that are orphaned or hurt are rehabilitated and released back into the wild.
      Call Number 
      599 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Identifies the unique characteristics of reptiles, looking at their physical abilities, eating habits, behaviors, habitats, and defense mechanisms, includes a close-up examination of the bite and constricting power of different snakes, and features an experiment that shows how reptiles react to temperature change.
      Call Number 
      597.9 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Presents an introduction to amphibians, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders, and identifies their common characteristics, unique lifestyles, and preferred habitats.
      Call Number 
      597.8 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Looks at the ways different animals adapt to their surroundings in order to survive, examining the physical and behavioral characteristics that help them defend themselves, locate and eat food, and take care of their young, and includes a hands-on investigation of the reasons behind a Madagascan cockroach's hiss, and a visit with the curator of education for the Santa Ana Zoo.
      Call Number 
      591.4 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Explores the instinctive and learned behaviors animals use to find food, care for their young, and defend themselves, and examines their verbal and nonverbal methods of communication; presents a demonstration of how goldfish can be trained new behaviors; and includes a visit to Guide Dogs of America.
      Call Number 
      591.5 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Provides an overview of animal life cycles in the wild, looking at the reproduction, developmental stages, and life span of different animals, including frogs, ostriches, and lions.
      Call Number 
      591.56 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Identifies the basic requirements of animal survival, including food, air, water, and shelter, and looks at how different animals are able to stay healthy.
      Call Number 
      591 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available:
      by 
      Burrud, John.
      Format: 
      Summary 
      Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of different kinds of birds, discusses the traits they share with reptiles, and includes a visit to the aviary at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and a demonstration on bird digestive systems.
      Call Number 
      598 ALL
      Location 
      IDBEC_ELEM
      Publisher 
      Schlessinger Media,
      Available: