Eclipses

Eclipses

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841248

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Description

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams breaks down scientific concepts of eclipses, such as the alignment of the sun, Earth, and the moon. Types of eclipses are described, including partial, total, and annular solar eclipses as well as partial and total lunar eclipses. Also discussed are the discovery of eclipses and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
ATOS
DRA
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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