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When is a weed not a weed? How can a jackrabbit survive in the desert? Why is the climate cooler higher up in the mountains?
NOw you can learn the answers to these and other questions about ecology. With the ideas and activities in this book, you'll have fun exploring eveything from you role in spreading a plant seeds, to greenhouse gases' effects on the earth's temperature.
Use a raisin cookie, a pencil, and a toothpick to learn how a woodpecker get its food. With uncooked rice and a sock, see how a mountain goat maintains its footing on rocky slopes. In other fascinating projects, you'll find out how a cactus stores water, how fox-hunting affects tree growth, and much more.