Mammal Mania: 30 Activities and Observations for Exploring the World of Mammals (Young Naturalists #7) (Paperback)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 7 in the Young Naturalists series.
This full-color book of marvelous mammals provides 30 hands-on activities to give interested children an overview of the wide varieties of mammals in their world
How big is a blue whale? Why does a sloth crawl from the safety of a tree to the ground once a week? How does a vampire bat feed?
Young nature enthusiasts will find answers to these questions and learn all sorts of fascinating facts about mammals in this full-color, interactive book. Mammal Mania explores what makes mammals unique, as well as their anatomy, behavior, and conservation needs.
Readers will learn to build a squirrel feeder, write a putrid poem, make an animal tracking station, and much more.
Thirty hands-on activities promote observation and analysis, writing and drawing, math and science, and nature literacy skills.
Young Naturalists is a kid-friendly series that introduces zoology and botany for upper elementary and middle-grades readers.
About the Author
Lisa J. Amstutz holds degrees in biology and ecology/environmental science, and, as a former outdoor educator, she is passionate about connecting kids with nature. Amstutz is the author of more than 100 children’s books and serves as assistant regional advisor for the Ohio: North chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
“A handsome addition for public and school library STEM collections.” —Booklist