Name_________________________ Per ____ Date __________ Glencoe Science Biology Textbook Scavenger Hunt Many students struggle to easily find information from their textbook, making their job as a student much more difficult. The purpose of today’s activity is to get you more familiar with your textbook (to help you track down information), and how your text organizes that information, so that you can be more successful using your text as a class resource. Now Let’s Begin The Hunt… THE BIG 3! When you need to find information quickly, and you have not been given a specific page or chapter, the following three parts of the book will be most important. 1. The Table of Contents: a. Where is it? b. How does it help you find information? c. Does it provide specific information or general information and an overview of how the book is organized? Explain d. How many chapters are in your Biology textbook? 2. The Index: a. Where is it? b. How does it help you find information? c. Does the index provide specific information, or general information and an overview of how the book is organized? Explain. 3. The Glossary: a. Where is it? b. What information does the glossary provide you? c. Define lichen: d. Does the definition make sense to you? (Be honest!) 4. Book Organization: Go to chapter 2 on page 30. Note how the chapter title is the OVERALL topic, and that it has sections. a. What is first listed at the very beginning of every section? b. What is the next list at the beginning of every chapter? c. What is the fifth word listed in Chapter 2.1’s list of New Vocabulary? 5. How many units are there in this book? a. What is the title of Unit Four? b. Is a unit more general or more specific than a chapter? Explain Questions: 1. List two authors of this textbook: 2. What is the definition of codon? 3. On what page can you find information about Clownfish? 4. What is the title of chapter 30? 5. What are the first two new vocabulary words for Chapter 30.2? 6. What is in the picture on page 227? 7. What is the first objective for Section 8.3? 8. On what page is the Chapter 8 Assessment? 9. Does every chapter have an Assessment? 10.What does figure 9.9 show you? 11.What is on page 1119? 12.What is in the picture on page 11? 13.Draw a small picture of the Food Pyramid.