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The Resource The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie

The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie

Label
The polar bear scientists
Title
The polar bear scientists
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Lourie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young readers can follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for polar bears
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10030117
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lourie, Peter
Dewey number
599.786
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
NC1260L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
QL737.C27
LC item number
L68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Scientists in the field
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polar bear
  • Biologists
  • Polar bear
  • Biologists
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Bears
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Animal Welfare
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Endangered
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Careers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The polar bear research project -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about polar bear research -- The 2008 threatened species designation -- A polar bear capture -- Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about capture-recapture estimates and polar bears -- Another capture -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about radio collars and polar nations -- Recording information -- An overview of samples taken in the field and what they are used for -- Searching the bone pile -- A final conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about climate change and the future of polar bears -- Glossary -- Polar bear field guide
Control code
844748
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780547283050
Lccn
2011003449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780547283050
Label
The polar bear scientists, by Peter Lourie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The polar bear research project -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about polar bear research -- The 2008 threatened species designation -- A polar bear capture -- Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about capture-recapture estimates and polar bears -- Another capture -- A conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about radio collars and polar nations -- Recording information -- An overview of samples taken in the field and what they are used for -- Searching the bone pile -- A final conversation with Dr. Steven Amstrup about climate change and the future of polar bears -- Glossary -- Polar bear field guide
Control code
844748
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780547283050
Lccn
2011003449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780547283050

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