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The Secrets of Animal Flight ePub download

by Nic Bishop

  • Author: Nic Bishop
  • ISBN: 061880904X
  • ISBN13: 978-0618809042
  • ePub: 1528 kb | FB2: 1915 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Animals
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (June 4, 2007)
  • Pages: 32
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 900
  • Format: lit mbr doc azw
The Secrets of Animal Flight ePub download

The Secrets of Animal Fl. .has been added to your Cart. This attractive book explores flight in the animal kingdom

The Secrets of Animal Fl. This attractive book explores flight in the animal kingdom. After considering the reasons why animals fly, Bishop discusses the more difficult topic of how they do it. A simple demonstration of aerodynamics gives way to an explanation of what happens when a bird flaps its wings. Other topics include taking off and landing, soaring and gliding, and the different types of wings and modes of flight in bats, insects, and butterflies. The many colorful photographs (bolstered by a few diagrams) expand the text with precision and beauty.

This attractive book explores flight in the animal kingdom. The many colorful photographs (bolstered by a few diagrams) expand the text with precision and beauty

Start by marking The Secrets of Animal Flight as Want to Read . This book sets out to inform kids about how animals like birds, insects, and bats fly. It deals with many different areas, from lift and downstroke, to the anatomy of feathers, to air currents and more.

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More than three quarters of all land animals fly, from butterflies and birds to beetles and bats. In text and photographs, this book presents birds, insects, bats, and other flying animals.

Bishop explains how birds, bats, and insects manage the difficult task of staying . With the same precision, Bishop covers bat and insect flight.

Bishop explains how birds, bats, and insects manage the difficult task of staying aloft. He describes some of the advantages of flight (avoiding predators and extending food sources); discusses the mechanisms of airfoil and lift; examines the structure of a bird wing; and uses the text, diagrams, and series of full-color photographs to show downstroke, upstroke, landing, gliding, and soaring. further reading) (Picture book/nonfiction.

Find out the secrets of animal flight - the principles that keep fliers as different as ladybugs and eagles aloft

Find out the secrets of animal flight - the principles that keep fliers as different as ladybugs and eagles aloft. And discover some puzzles that scientists haven't yet been able to solve - nature's mysteries of flight.

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More than three quarters of all land animals fly, from butterflies and birds to beetles and bats. Some birds can stay airborne for hours with only an occasional flap of their wings, flies can hover and perform split-second turns, while bats can execute their precise maneuvers in total darkness. How do they do it? Find out the secrets of animal flight - the principles that keep fliers as different as ladybugs and eagles aloft. And discover some puzzles that scientists haven't yet been able to solve - nature's mysteries of flight.