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Originally published in 1914 as part of the Cambridge Nature Study Series, and intended as a guide for teachers and students, this book examines the types of animals found in British ponds. The text is illustrated by photographs and illustrations of aquatic insects and the necessary equipment for fieldwork, and includes suggested experiments and questions for discussion. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of education or British fauna.
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- Date Published: January 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107642249
- length: 134 pages
- dimensions: 198 x 129 x 7 mm
- weight: 0.14kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. How to obtain specimens
2. What is an insect?
3. The problems stated
4. Breathing. Water-beetles and water-boatmen
5. Surface-film breathing
6. Diving-tubes and a diving-bell
7. A new invention
9. The escape from the water
10. Life stories. From egg to imago
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