Leaf Litter Critters by Leslie Bulion ill Robert Meganck
Wait! I think the frog has teeth. Really? And what's with all those spinning things? Are they dive-bombing the frog or are they trying to escape that major-long tongue?
This looks like one wild read.
It's a slim book: only 56 pages. It slides easily into the front pouch of your hoodie. It can go wherever you go. Science made simple.
Welcome to the world of bacteria, fungi, mites, earthworms, millipedes, beetles and many more critters. Probably best not to read this while eating chocolate-covered gummy worms. Just sayin'.
Note: The soda bottle should be empty. That means you get to drink a liter of soda. But it’s okay because you're doing this for science. View the berlese video
No no, my friend, that's not a squishy blob of oozing jelly. That's an amoeba.
Amaze your teachers. Astound your friends.
Bonus: that critter to the right is called a rotifer.
You're sounding smarter already!
Guess what. It's not. Remember when you were a little kid and used pick up rocks to discover what was underneath them? Did you ever squat down on the ground to play with pillbugs, watching them roll into a round little ball? Now you can do that for real. It’s called science.