Life at the Extremes

Susan Rose Simms
  • Grades / Interest Level 5 - 12
  • Reading Level 3
  • Lexile HL650
  • Format 5½" x 8½"
  • Pages 48
  • Product Code 2273-6 ( MR #068189 )

Price $10.95

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What does it take to live in the hottest places on Earth? What about the coldest, the highest, or the deepest? Some animals live in places where no human could survive. Their bodies can function in these extreme settings. They know how to find food, water, air, or whatever they need. What are some of these creatures, and what do they do to stay alive.
Glossary: adapt, altitude, antelope, blubber, ethanol, extremophile, glucose, glycerol, hibernate, metabolism, nutrients, organ, photophore, predator, pressure, prey, tardigrade, tundra
Table of Contents
  • Extremeophiles
  • Extreme Heat
  • Extreme Cold
  • Extreme Heights
  • Extreme Depths
  • Deep Underground

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