Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?
And Other Questions about the Microscopic World
From the Series Is That a Fact?
Your mouth contains more bacteria than a dog’s.
Money is covered with germs that can make you sick.
The germs in a sneeze travel only an arm’s length.
You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let’s investigate seventeen statements about the microscopic world and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out whether millions of tiny creatures are living under your bed! Discover whether bacteria cause the common cold! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.5|
|Dimensions||7 x 10|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||138887|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
Author: Melissa Stewart
Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 100 nonfiction books for children. Her lifelong fascination with the natural world led her to earn a B.S. in biology and M.A. in science journalism. When Melissa isn't writing or speaking to children or educators, she's usually exploring the fields, forests, and wetlands near her home in Massachusetts.
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Is That a Fact?
There is life on other planets. People have tiny insects living in their eyelashes. You may have heard these common sayings before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? The Is That a Fact? series investigates and finds out which statements are true, which ones… View available downloads →