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.
This Is Rocket Science
An Activity Guide: 70 Fun and Easy Experiments for Kids to Learn More About Our Solar System
Paperback ISBN: 1624145248
Building a rocket and learning about science has never been easier with This is Rocket Science: An Activity Guide. Fun experiments for kids and adults teach you how to build mind-blowing projects, each designed to show how mechanical science and astrophysics work from the inside out. Use everyday items like bottles, cardboard, glue and tape to build awesome rocket ships, paper spinners and mobile rocket launch pads, all while learning concepts like Newton’s Third Law of motion (for every action there is always an opposite and equal reaction), speed, gravity and air resistance. Kids learn to make scientific observations, ask questions, identify and classify and find answers to their questions, all while investigating space. This book will feature 70 activities and 60 photographs.
A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky
Hardcover ISBN: 1786270730
If you look up at the sky on a dark night, what do you see? There's a whole universe staring back at you—from the stars and the moon to planets, satellites, and even the occasional comet. This fully-illustrated guide will introduce you to the beauty of the night sky and show you the stars like you've never seen them before. In the company of Felicity, a streetwise cat who spends her night gazing up at the stars from the rooftops, you'll discover the phases of the moon, the constellation "pictures" formed by the stars, and how to spot phenomena like the Northern Lights and the Milky Way. Written by astronomy expert Stuart Atkinson and beautifully illustrated by Brendan Kearney, A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky also comes with a glow-in-the-dark poster, stickers, and a special press-out planisphere to help you find stars and constellations.
Hardcover ISBN: 1523501138
Take a journey through the pages on your own rocket ship! In Rocket, the story of a spacecraft moving through the far reaches of space, the reader gets to pilot a three-dimensional plastic rocket that never leaves the book, moving on an internal track from front to back, up and over the pages. You’ll soar, sail, swoop, and explore, visiting some of the most intriguing sights in our solar system, then the Milky Way, and into far-off galaxies. With lively rhyming language and a feast of stars, planets, comets, moons, and other celestial bodies, it’s an interactive journey of imagination and science.
The Space Adventurer's Guide
Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe
Paperback ISBN: 1771380322
It's not just astronauts who get to travel into space anymore. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs have now made space flight a reality for adventure-seekers of all kinds. And just in time, here's a travel guide for kids to plan their own out-of-this-world journeys. Eight potential space vacations are described, one per chapter, complete with information about pre-trip preparations (like training to withstand extreme g-forces), accommodations and dining (hot dogs in zero gravity, anyone?), awesome activities (how about a real moon walk?) and so much more. The trips range from orbiting Earth (available now), to voyaging through Saturn's rings, which may be possible within the next few decades. Featuring the coolest things to see and do in the universe, these space vacations are not to be missed! Award-winning science journalist Peter McMahon has come up with an intriguing concept sure to pique a young reader's interest in all things outer space. Based on the latest science and featuring first-person accounts from experts in the field, this book is chock-full of opportunities for science and technology lessons. With kid-sized bursts of text (including loads of amazing, and sometimes icky, facts), fascinating photographs of everyday life on actual space flights, as well as fun-filled illustrations from Josh Holinaty, this hugely appealing book is also one that children will gladly pick up on their own --- and devour. A glossary and index are included.