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Park scientists : gila monsters, geysers, and grizzly bears in America's own backyard / Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman.

By: Carson, Mary Kay.
Contributor(s): Uhlman, Tom.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Scientists in the field: Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]Copyright date: �2014Description: 76 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780547792682 (hbk.); 0547792689 (hbk.).Subject(s): Park rangers -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Park naturalists -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Interpretation of cultural and natural resources -- United States | Park rangers -- United States | Park naturalists -- United States | Interpretation of cultural and natural resources -- United States | Interpretation of cultural and natural resources | Park naturalists | Park rangers | United StatesGenre/Form: Juvenile works.DDC classification: 333.78/3092273
Contents:
America's natural laboratories & living museums -- Park brief: Yellowstone National Park -- Natural wonders of water & heat -- Yellowstone's biggest bears -- Park brief: Saguaro National Park -- Tracking monsters -- Counting cacti -- Park brief: Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- Smoky Mountains salamanders -- A living light show.
Summary: The national parks have been called "America's best idea" -- and some of the best scientific ideas are happening right now inside these protected American spaces that welcome more than 270 million visitors each year. Meet up with scientists studying geysers, grizzlies, salamanders, cacti, and fireflies in some of America's most treasured places: our national parks.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 74) and index.

Age 10-14.

Grade 4 to 6.

The national parks have been called "America's best idea" -- and some of the best scientific ideas are happening right now inside these protected American spaces that welcome more than 270 million visitors each year. Meet up with scientists studying geysers, grizzlies, salamanders, cacti, and fireflies in some of America's most treasured places: our national parks.

America's natural laboratories & living museums -- Park brief: Yellowstone National Park -- Natural wonders of water & heat -- Yellowstone's biggest bears -- Park brief: Saguaro National Park -- Tracking monsters -- Counting cacti -- Park brief: Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- Smoky Mountains salamanders -- A living light show.

Middle Grade.

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