Explains what insects are and how they differ from other animals, with an overview of the life cycle of a variety of insects, including ants, bees, cockroaches, grasshoppers, dragonflies, and butterflies.
What are the outer planets like, and could we ever visit there? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the science and history of the outer planets looking at recent studies and possibilities for the future.
We are all aware of the importance of the environment - it's in the news, it affects our behavior and the decisions we make every day. But what actual impact has environmental thinking had on the world around us? This thought-provoking book looks at the way new ideas about the environment and sustainability have changed the way we travel, and will so do in the future.
Take a comprehensive look at the musical styles and instruments of Mexico and the countries of Central and South America, as well as the islands of the Caribbean. Discuss how the music of other cultures and countries influenced the region's music and vice versa--Publisher description.
Detailed illustrations with explanatory captions and narrative text survey some sites in ancient Rome, including the house of a wealthy family, the Colosseum, the Baths of Trajan, and the Temple of Jupiter.