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Author Downer, Ann, 1960- author.

Title Smart and spineless : exploring invertebrate intelligence / Ann Downer.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  592.13 Downer    ---  Available
Description 88 pages : color photographs ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The not-so-lowly worm -- Jumping spiders: portia -- Octopuses -- Honey bees and paper wasps -- Argentine ants -- Mantis shrimps -- Box jellyfish and slime molds -- Teeny, tiny minds?
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary Although invertebrates usually have tiny, simple brains - or no brains at all - their unique forms of intelligence are inspiring new technologies designed to improve humans' lives.
Audience Ages 10-13.
Grades 5-8.
Study Program AR MG RL 7.8 PTS 3 176191.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Invertebrates -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature.
Invertebrates -- Psychology.
Invertebrates -- Psychology.
ISBN 9781467737395 (library binding)

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