How can a cheetah accelerate from zero to forty miles per hour in three seconds? How do termites build cooling systems into their homes? What is that Alien-like set of jaws in a moray eel's mouth for? These questions and more are explored in Super Nature Encyclopedia, an interactive look at the "wow" factor of the natural world — spotlighting Great White Sharks, African Elephants, Emperor Moths, Howler Monkeys and more of the world's most fascinating and surprising animals in remarkable detail. Visualized with incredible 3D animal models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the animals' anatomical features and learn why their bodies work the way they do.
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
"This captivating encyclopedia will make every student want to read more and more." – Science & Children Magazine
National Science Teachers Association and Children's Book Council Outstanding Science Trade Book
2014 Teachers' Choice Children’s Books Awards Winner
Learning® Magazine 2014 Teachers' Choice℠ Award for Children's Books.
2013 Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Honor Book in the Science category for Grades K-12
2013 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Nonfiction Honor List
Publication Date: 17 Sep 2012
Size: 250.825 x 301.625mm
Age: From 8 To 12 years