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Super Science: Micro-Organisms

Series: Super Science

By: Rob Colson(Author)

32 pages, colour illustrations

Franklin Watts (UK)

Paperback | Aug 2013 | #218517 | ISBN-13: 9781445122939
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $12/€10 approx
Hardback | Jul 2010 | #218518 | ISBN-13: 9780749695279
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About this book

Each title in Super Science offers a fascinating look at a key area of science: forces and motion, micro-organisms, states of matter and so forth. Full-colour photos and diagrams, an appealing, dynamic layout, and experiment and fact boxes help young readers to really discover the excitement of science for themselves.


Contents

- What is a micro-organism?
- Bacteria and archaea
- Protozoa
- Slime mould
- Fungi
- Algae
- Rotting and decay
- Plankton
- The food chain
- Viruses
- Micro-organisms in our bodies
- Micro-organisms that make us ill
- Fighting disease
- Glossary and resources
- Index


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Biography

Rob Colson is an author and editor of a wide range of books for children and adults, including many natural history, maths and science titles. Previous titles as author: Wayland: Ultimate Cars, Ultimate Machines (Wayland); Super Science (Franklin Watts). Other titles: Bone Collection: Animals (published by Scholastic), Puzzles, Conundrums and Enigmas (published by Parragon). Contributing author to Battle (DK).

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