Leaf litter: exploring the mysteries of a hidden world
Angus & Robertson, 2006
ISBN 0207198225 [577.3]
In this handsomely produced, large format picture book, the annual cycle of life and death in the leaf litter in the box/ ironbark forest ecosystem of Victoria is examined in minute detail.
Each double page spread shows a patch beneath a single tree, teeming with life and activity in the litter, and in the soil beneath. An astonishing amount of research is evident in the meticulously executed illustrations, and in the detailed notes and glossary, which emphasise the importance of this ecosystem, and the interdependence of all life in these forests. Extensive and relevant teachers’ support material is available on the publisher’s website. This magnificent book supports syllabus outcomes in the Science and Technology Strand: Living things. W. Smith
USER LEVEL: Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
SYLLABUS: Science & Technology K–6
$29.95 SCIS 1266034