- How galaxies like the Milky Way were built.
- Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit.
- Why the earth spins and how gravity works.
- What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets.
- The truth about the man in the moon.
- Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are.
- What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space
If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world
How can robots help us explore space? A probe called New Horizons is zooming through the outer solar system. It's headed to Pluto. It and other space robots can go where people cannot survive. In this book, you'll learn how robots can work as our eyes, ears, and hands in space. As part of the Searchlight Books(TM) collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What's Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers
From Orion to the Pleiades and Cassiopeia to Aries, this simple guide to star-hopping will takes kids on an exciting journey around the night sky's most famous constellations.
Budding astronomers will love this stunning, new approach to stargazing, featuring step-by-step guides to identifying more than 20 constellations across the northern hemisphere, and making the night sky easier to navigate than ever before. From the constellations of the Zodiac to our very own Milky Way, kids can learn the learn the fascinating stories behind each constellation and learn to spot some of the stunning planets, galaxies, and nebulas in our universe. Four paths across the sky will lead readers from one constellation to the next, gradually building upon their knowledge.
StarFinder comes complete with a glow-in-the dark star finder, perfect for budding stargazers to practice their new knowledge under the night sky.
Looking at the stars, do you dream of new worlds beyond our own? Would you like to explore distant planets, fly a rocket or try some chocolate quantum physics? Good news, Professor Astro Cat is here to help Packed with amazing experiments, thrilling facts and create-your-own adventures, his Astronaut Space Camp offers a universe of excitement, and is bursting with ideas for a future at the frontiers of space
Reach for the stars in the updated First Space Encyclopedia
Explore the planets and discover amazing facts about nearby galaxies. A delightful first reference book about space for young astronomers, First Space Encyclopedia takes readers on a journey through the universe, from the beginning of space itself to current space technology.
Find out what it takes to be an astronaut, what it is like to live in space, and what they take with them in their suitcases Children can test their knowledge with quizzes, try out at-home space activities, learn how to find constellations in the night sky, and see the phases of the moon.
Packed full of engaging photography and easy-to-follow text, First Space Encyclopedia brings space down to Earth for curious young readers.
Science Crackers is a great series for all budding scientists wanting to understand the world. With a back-to-basics approach to the core topics, these books investigate science in a clear and concise way. Simple, practical activities will help children understand how science is relevant to their everyday lives.
Choose your mode of transport and set off on an adventure that will take you all the way across space. Can you navigate huge roundabouts with space shuttles, or cross bridges guarded aliens? Negotiate pesky road obstructions by solving the math problems correctly.
Pick up hidden objects, collect bonus points, and use your mapping skills to zoom backwards and forwards through the book.Incredibly busy and colorful artwork will delight young children, and once they reach their objective, readers can absorb themselves in all sorts of bonus math activities.
It's not easy to explain and understand what lies beyond the night sky. This curated collection of 26 projects from the best-selling Astronomy Lab for Kids introduces children to the basics of outer space through 26 hands-on labs that can be completed with everyday items from around your house. It's the perfect resource for teachers, homeschool families, and community groups.
Mini astronomers will learn about things such as the size and scale of planets using sandwich cookies and tennis balls, how to measure the speed of light with a flat candy bar and a microwave, how to make a simple telescope with magnifying glasses, and so much more. Kids of all ages and experience levels will love completing these hands-on labs with the guidance of adults.
Why wait to introduce children to the expansive wonder of the skies, when Little Learning Labs: Astronomy Lab for Kids can put it within their reach today?
The popular Little Learning Labs series (based on the larger format Lab for Kids series) features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, geology, math, and even bugs--all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Little Learning Labs.