Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
Common animal species, such as the scarlet tanager, the Shenandoah salamander, the black bear, and the Turk’s cap lily are included in this pocket-sized guide to wildlife found in the Shenandoah National Park. Highlighting more than 130 local flora and fauna, this hand-held reference is the ideal addition to any nature enthusiast’s arsenal.
Towering mountains, arresting colors, lush mountain foliage and an astonishing variety of wildlife make Glacier National Park one of the most stunning destinations for nature and outdoor enthusiasts.
Are you interested in Yellowstone or planning a trip to the park? If so, you'll love "Yellowstone National Park for Kids, Preteens, and Teenagers," Inside this detailed travel guide geared toward children, you'll learn all you need to know about America's first national park. For example, did you know that:
Yellowstone is one of the worlds biggest active volcanoes? The hot underground magma is what causes the geysers to erupt and when you visit Yellowstone you actually go inside the volcanic caldera.
Both black bears and grizzly bears can be found in Yellowstone and they are omnivorous which means they eat both plants and animals?
Old Faithful erupts about every ninety minutes to heights of over one hundred feet?
Early visitors to Yellowstone used to catch fish in Yellowstone Lake then dip them into Fishing Cone Geyser to cook them?
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A practical and authoritative guide to conducting focus group discussions in health and social science research, with particular emphasis on using focus groups in developing country settings. Monique M. Hennink describes the procedures and challenges of each stage of international focus group research. This book demonstrates how to balance scientific rigour with the challenges of the research context, and guides readers to make informed research decisions. It includes unique field perspectives and case study examples of research in practice. Topics covered include: planning international field research; developing a fieldwork timetable and budget; seeking research permissions; translating research instruments; training a field team; developing a culturally appropriate discussion guide; participant recruitment strategies; conducting focus groups in another language; managing discussions in outdoor locations; group size and composition issues; transcription and translation of the group discussions; data analysis and reporting focus group research.
Visit the park with Curious George and find five fun textures to touch and feel! There are so many fun things for Curious George to do at the park: see his animal friends, admire the trees and flowers, fly a kite, play soccer, and-his favorite one of all-have a picnic! The varied touch-and-feel materials-which include soft bunny fur, bumpy tree bark, shiny kite material, a rubbery soccer ball, and patterned blanket fabric-help young readers experience and enjoy all that the park has to offer through the curious eyes of everyone's favorite little monkey. Ages 0-3
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