This exciting book teaches young readers about the sunEarths nearest star. Astounding photographs and simple text help kids understand the suns features and role in our solar system.
This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite ended up in the American Museum of Natural History, detailing the steps that brought it from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested, and exhibited in the hallowed halls of the AMNH. Hartland describes the space rock's path by showing how it connected to people--e.g., fans at a football game noticed it, the police attributed its crash to vandals, firefighters cooled it off, etc.
Explains the structure, color and size of a star, how it begins and how it ends.
This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the day and night as well as what people and animals do during the day and night.
This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the seven days of the week, twelve months of the year as well as lunar months and holidays.
Here is the "autobiography" of the universe - the early history of the universe narrated by the universe itself. Beginning with the big bang and ending with the formation of Earth, this first volume of a trilogy is a thrilling story of chaos and creativity. Particles become galaxies. Mother stars explode in supernovas, creating elements, the building blocks of life. Morgan studied at Princeton and has a degree in theology from the University of San Francisco.
The moon is the largest object in the night sky. Young readers will learn about the moon's phases, surface, and how humans have explored our closest space neighbor. Blastoff! Series
There are millions of asteroids in the solar system. They range in size from less than 1 mile to 584 miles across! Students will discover how asteroids form, where they are located in the solar system, and how they are being explored. Blastoff! Series
People must go through difficult training to become astronauts. Kids will learn how astronauts prepare for life in space, complete their missions, and survive above the atmosphere. Blastoff! Series
The planets are highlighted in this book and answers questions such as distance between the planets, how many planets are really in our solar system, current and future travel plans, and who studies the planets.
This introduction to stars discusses the different kinds of stars, the Milky Way, and what stars are made of.
Travel the solar system and explore the planets while discovering the process of orbits and rotations of the planets. Readers are even exposed to asteroids that exist throughout the solar system and are introduced to vocabulary specific to the solar system.
Explore outer space and learn about stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and how these bodies are all related to one another. Featured in this book are photographs from outer space and related vocabulary.
Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.
The solar system is made up of planets, moons, asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and more. Young readers will learn about the bodies that make up the solar system and how they interact with each other. Blastoff! Series