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.

Reading Level
Lexile
675L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.4
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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