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Do fish drink?

first questions and answers about water

by Time-Life for Children (Firm)

  • 306 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Time-Life for Children in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Water -- Miscellanea.,
  • Questions and answers.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses, in question-and-answer format, the sources, cycle, and uses of water, why oceans are salty, and other related topics. Includes simple experiments.

    Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of first questions and answers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB662.3 .D6 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1735352M
    ISBN 100783508506
    LC Control Number92040301
    OCLC/WorldCa27267232

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Do fish drink? by Time-Life for Children (Firm) Download PDF EPUB FB2

McLain began to answer each and every question--attracting national attention from MSNBC, CNN, and People--and the result, collected in Do Fish Drink Water?, is a surprising, funny, and informative collection of facts.

McLain's answers can often be as wild as the questions and prompt entertaining anecdotes about where he found them/5(75). The book Do Fish Drink Water was wrote by Bill Mclain. The genre of this non-fiction book is informational. The book has various different kinds of interesting facts on where pizza came from, on government, even to how dolphins sleep.

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The book also includes an extensive list of websites where McLain conducts research. As far as the answer to the question in the book's title, "Do fish drink water?" -- They do, through a process of osmosis (the water seeps into their bodies through the holes in their skin).

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Do fish drink water. Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The opposite is true for saltwater fish. As well as getting water through osmosis, saltwater fish need to purposefully drink water in order to get enough into their systems.

Where their freshwater counterparts direct all of the water that comes into their mouths out through their gills, saltwater fish direct some into their digestive tract. McLain began to answer each and every question--attracting national attention from MSNBC, CNN, and People--and the result, collected in Do Fish Drink Water?, is a surprising, funny, and informative collection of facts.

McLain's answers can often be as wild as the questions and prompt entertaining anecdotes about where he found them. If going to the beach this August and being out of touch with our information overload makes you feel like a fish out water, then this is the book to take along.

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, ISBN:   "Do Fish Drink Water?" is an entertaining journey through the world of questions, answers, and popular beliefs.

Bill McLain, webmaster at Xerox PARC, provides some of the most unusual questions he has received about every topic imaginable, from the Wizard of OZ to the Coriolis effect and the green flash.5/5(4). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Library of First Questions and Answers: Do Fish Drink?: First Questions and Answers about Water by Time-Life Books Editors (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Fishes dont actually drink water, down through the mouth. But obviously they need water, like all living things need to live. They genearally absorb it through there skin (osmosis) same way. Get this from a library.

Do fish drink?: first questions and answers about water. [Time-Life for Children (Firm);] -- Discusses, in question-and-answer format, the sources, cycle, and uses of water, why oceans are salty, and other related topics.

Includes simple experiments. Fish do drink water, but how they consume it depends on where they live. Water gets into a fish's body through osmosis, the process in which water diffuses from a higher to a lower g: book. Do Fish Drink Water. Author McLain, Bill Format/binding Paperback Book condition Very Good Not the hardcover.

Trade paperback whose ISBN () WAS RE-USED for a different book. Cover & all pages f Quantity available 1 Edition 1st edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher William Morrow & Company, Inc.

Answers to this and other fascinating questions are revealed in this collection of head-scratchers on a variety of subjects. And as the answers to the many questions posed in Do Fish Drink Water. prove, truth really is stranger than fiction.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Do fish drink?: first questions and answers about water by Time-Life for Children (Firm) Publication date Topics Water, Water, Questions and answers.

Fresh water fish absorb water through their skin and gills, saltwater fish actually do drink water. In saltwater fish, they have to drink because their body's concentration of salt is lower than Missing: book. Item(s) successfully added to the cart!

Do Fish Drink Water?: Puzzling and Improbable Questions and Answers. By: McLain, Bill Price: $ Quantity: 1 available. Book Condition: Acceptable. If you have a pet, you know how important it is to make sure that they have plenty of food and water unless you own a fish!

They need to be fed, of course. A drawback for all seafood lovers, a word of caution is often cited along with the consumption of fish and milk together. It is a common belief that if fish and milk are consumed together, it may lead to skin patches or pigmentation on the we are to go by rabbinical beliefs, in Jerusalem, it was believed that milk and fish is a disastrous combination and is hazardous for your health.