Amazing Ways Animals Perceive the World
by Rebecca E. Hirsch
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Pub Date 05 Apr 2022 | Archive Date 31 Mar 2022
Lerner Publishing Group, Millbrook Press ™
5KN: Expository Literature
Available on NetGalley
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Sensational Senses by Hirsch introduces the reader to the study of sensory biology in animals. Animals sense and are aware of things that humans are still learning about. From fish being able to detect chemicals in the water to foxes using the magnetic field in hunting, this text is filled with a wealth of captivating information, as it dives deep into the mysteries of animal senses. It is perfect for upper elementary and middle school students.
Sensational Senses is an elementary-aged appropriate book about 8 different animals with unique senses and how they use these senses for survival. The information is presented in a way sure to keep kids' interest using bright graphics, images, and digestible chunks of text. A glossary, bibliography, and index are included. This is sure to be a popular title in elementary school libraries.
Who knew what awesome super senses animals have? Each chapter focuses on a specific animal with hearing, vision, touch, smell, and taste way beyond human capabilities. Readers will also meet a scientist studying each animal. Written in engaging text, students will have graphic organizers and photos to help them absorb all the fascinating facts in each chapter.