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Animal Defenses

How Animals Protect Themselves (Animal Behavior)

by Etta Kaner

  • 162 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Kids Can Press, Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Animals - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / General,
  • Animal defenses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPat Stephens (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9697242M
    ISBN 101550744194
    ISBN 109781550744194
    OCLC/WorldCa39714056

    Animal Defenses | This book presents the wide variety of physical and behavioural adaptations used by animals to defend themselves against predators. From insects that look like leaves, to fish that fly and toads with poisonous skins, the methods of defence seem limitless, with new ones continuing to Brand: Chelsea House Publications. An animal’s primary defenses are backed up by behaviors known as secondary defenses. The animal uses its secondary defenses when it confronts a predator. A gazelle uses secondary defenses when it stamps, stots, and runs away—or if it is caught by a cheetah or other predator.

    In Armored Animals, early fluent readers learn about animals such as the armadillo, rhinoceros, and crab that protect themselves against predators with thick skin or protective plating. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the unique adaptations of these armored animals. An infographic illustrates a beetle's exoskeleton, and an activity. Posts about Animal Defenses written by Mary Holland. Can Young Skunks Spray? When under dire stress, adult Striped Skunks will employ their two anal glands and anoint a perceived threat up to 16 feet away (with the wind’s help) with their potent musky spray of butyl mercaptan.

    Level 3 Sections include: Main Idea, Supporting Details, Supporting Facts, Text Structures, Author's Tone & Response, and Reader's Mood. Also includes two customizable spaces to document questions, outcomes, or learning targets that support summarizing and synthesis.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Animal defenses by Ogden Tanner, , Time-Life Films edition, in English Animal defenses ( edition) | Open LibraryAuthor: Ogden Tanner.


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Animal Defenses gives students a comprehensive look at the many ways animals use to defend themselves, including claws, teeth, spikes, and more. Detailed photographs and an engaging topic will inspire students to compare and contrast these different animal defenses. The book can also be used to teach students how to connect to prior knowledge.

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An extensive index makes it easy to find a specific animal ―Science Books and Films I was amazed at most of the information that is provided in this well-researched book. If it intrigues an adult, it is sure to have children saying WOW.

/5(4). Animal Defenses is a non-fiction book for early readers that talks about the different ways in which animals protect and defend themselves.

My youngest children are six-years old (triplets!) and they are all obsessed with learning about animals of all kinds. The minute I saw this book, I knew they would love it/5.

Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life.4/5(1).

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In this eight-week module, students explore animal defense mechanisms. They build proficiency in writing an informative piece, examining the defense mechanisms of one specific animal about which they build expertise.

Students also build proficiency in writing a narrative piece about this animal. In Unit 1, they build background knowledge on general animal defenses through close readings of.

Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick/5(9).

Animal Defense Against Predators Throughout millions of years of evolution, animals have evolved numerous ways of defending themselves against predators. Obviously, being able to flee a predator is the choice of many prey animals we can consider.

However, there are some often overlooked but interesting methods of defense which involve deception. Animal Defenses presents the wide variety of physical and behavioral adaptations used by animals and insects in their struggle to survive and explores how scientists continue to make new discoveries about the age-old maneuvering between predator and prey.

Animal Behavior highlights the many amazing animal and insect adaptations found in : Chelsea House Publishers. Invite students to turn to Animal Behavior: Animal Defenses: Reading for Gist and Unfamiliar Vocabulary on page 4 of their Animal Defenses research notebook and display a copy.

Cold call students to read the directions aloud as the class reads along silently in their heads. Animal defenses.

[Mary Lindeen] -- "Animals and their offspring must defend themselves against danger from nature or enemies. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lindeen. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Animal defenses.

Animals. Animal behavior. Armored. Defense mechanisms are very important to all animal life. Animals in every biome must eat to survive. With predators being high on the food chain and always on the lookout for a meal, prey must constantly avoid being eaten. Adaptations that prey employ adds to Author: Regina Bailey.

Animal defenses; Lists With This Book; 4th Grade - EL Reading Curriculum + Show More - Show Fewer Details Our Original Resources 2. Nonfiction Read and Respond Multi-Leveled Lesson. Created by TeachingBooks. Create Lesson Share. Submit Qualitative Text. Get this from a library. Animal defenses.

[Malcolm Penny; Carolyn Franklin] -- Discusses methods of animal defense, including shells, armor, poison, bites, camouflage, and playing dead. Includes a section on animals which need help in being defended. A gazelle fawn’s primary defenses include its ability to lie still and its concealing coat color.

An animal’s primary defenses are backed up by behaviors known as secondary defenses. The animal uses its secondary defenses when it confronts a predator. A gazelle uses secondary defenses when it stamps, stots, and runs away—or if it is caughtFile Size: 7MB.

Buy a cheap copy of Animal Defenses: Based on the Television book by Ogden Tanner. Introduction / Ogden Tanner -- Cover and concealment -- Camouflage and disguise -- Warning signals -- Bluffs and threats -- Groups and coalitions -- Fight or Free shipping over $ Review dinosaur defenses, and that many animals nowadays have defenses similar to dinosaurs.

Select a toy animal/picture of animal from the paper bag, and discuss what defenses that particular animal has. What are some of the defenses you remember dinosaurs have.

In Undercover Animals, early fluent readers learn about animals such as the zebra, octopus, and Arctic hare that protect themselves against predators with camouflage. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the unique adaptations of these undercover animals.

An infographic illustrates different methods animals use to blend in, and an activity. Book Information. Title: Animal Defenses: How Animals Protect Themselves.

Author: Kaner, Etta. Isbn: Describes how animals use a variety of different techniques as a means of protection, including using camouflage coloring, hiding in burrows or the sand, using protective shells, spines, or bones, and living in groups. Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves.

Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life.Animal Defenses gives students a comprehensive look at the many ways animals use to defend themselves, including claws, teeth, spikes, and more.

Detailed photographs and an engaging topic will inspire students to compare and contrast these different animal defenses.Behavior - an action carried out by muscles or glands under the control of the nervous system in response to an environmental cue or a stimulus Example behaviors: courtship dance, aggressive posture, chemical communication (marking a territory) & learning Behavioral Ecology: study of behavior in an evolutionary context Proximate questions concern the immediate reason for a behavior ie how it.