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Plants and Animals

By: MA Grigg (Author), H Munro Fox (Editor)

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2014 | #216484 | ISBN-13: 9781107642799
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About this book

Originally published in 1937, Plants and Animals contains the biology sections from the earlier publication Elementary Science. The topics covered include plant reproduction, insects and vertebrate animals, as well as the theory of evolution and the importance of hygiene. Plants and Animals will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of education and the teaching of science.


Contents

Preface

1. Plants and animals
2. Flowering plants
3. Flowering plants (cont.)
4. Flowering plants (cont.)
5. Flowerless plants
6. The soil
7. Some simple animals
8. Insects
9. Animals with backbones
10. Human physiology
11. Hygiene
12. Young animals
13. Evolution

Practical work
Questions

Appendix A. Questions requiring short answers. Suitable for quick periodic tests
Appendix B. Apparatus and materials necessary
Appendix C. Some useful reference books
Appendix D. How to find and keep animals

Index


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