Microlife That Rots Things (Amazing World of Microlife)

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by Steve Parker

Synopsis: What happens to old, dead plants and animals? They lie around on the ground, but not for long! Over time, they go moldy and rotten, turning into crumbly pieces of rotting goo. Watch these things change in this title that’s all about decay.

Published: September 2005 | ISBN-13: 978-1410918536 | Ages: 8-10 years

Author’s Homepage: http://www.steveparker.co.uk

Actual microscopic photographs are interwoven in this book about decomposers. It is about everything that is rotting and decaying. The reader learns about mites, maggots, grubs, worms, mold, fungus, mushrooms, spores and bacteria. The microscopic photographs are fabulous and captivating. The glossary and index helps the reader along. It is at a 4.8 reading level. – Who’s for dinner Lesson Plan[pdf]

Book’s Teaching Notes [pdf]

[Image Credit: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61ZHMMBS13L._SX390_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg ]

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