Kids Nf Astronomy
Paperback ISBN: 1628325305
Hello, Jupiter and Neptune. Hello, Mercury and Venus. Hello, ... fun! The popular Seedlings series now offers irresistible introductions to our solar system's eight planets. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books spotlight the names, orbital processes, and defining features of the planets. Each book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge! A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Jupiter, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its rings, Great Red Spot, and name.
The Moon Book
Paperback ISBN: 082344323x
An up-to-date, clear and interesting introduction to our magnificent moon from the the award-winning author of science books for children. Shining light on all kinds of fascinating facts about our moon, this simple, introductory book includes information on how the moon affects the oceans' tides, why the same side of the moon always faces earth, why we have eclipses, and more. This newly revised edition, available in time for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, incorporates new, up-to-date information based on recent discoveries, and includes an updated map of the moon's surface. Thoroughly vetted by an astrophysics expert, The Moon Book is a perfect introduction lunar phases, orbit, the history of space exploration, and more. Using her signature combination of colorful, clear illustrations and accessible text, Gail Gibbons reinforces important vocabulary with simple explanations, perfect for budding astronomers. Legends about the moon, trivia, and facts about the moon landing are also included.
The Space Race
Hardcover ISBN: 1465481451
The author of Did You Know? Space presents a history of human space exploration that includes lesser-known stories behind famous space missions while answering common questions about the space race, the first lunar landing and the potential for life on Mars.
Hardcover ISBN: 1847808409
Invites children to imagine themselves on a shuttle in deep space alongside five fellow cadets in an introduction to our local solar system and beyond that illuminates the science behind stars, planets, meteors, comets, galaxies and the history of the universe.
Build Your Own Working Machines
Hardcover ISBN: 1682972127
Discover all there is to know about the machines used in space by building them with this interactive guide! Space Machines includes everything you will need and full, step-by-step instructions to build nine different space machines with working parts. With a pegboard and 40 sturdy, colorful machine pieces, plus plastic nuts and bolts, this is the perfect, hands-on introduction to budding engineers and sci-fi fans everywhere.
2979 Days to the Moon
Hardcover ISBN: 1682630137
]Powerful free verse and stunning illustrations tell the true story of the American effort to land the first man on the Moon. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon within 10 years. During the 2,979 days that followed his speech, 18 astronauts climbed into spaceships; three of them died before even leaving the ground. Eight rockets soared into space. And 400,000 people--engineers, technicians, scientists, mathematicians and machinists--joined Project Apollo in hopes of making the dream a reality.