Solar System introduces readers to both the history and future of outer space exploration. These books may be learning tools, but they are also designed to feed the interests of reluctant readers through stunning images from NASA, as well as the Hubble and Spitzer Telescopes. Glossary words provide additional information and understanding to the curious reader.
Explores the closet star to the Earth, the sun, discussing structure, size, color, and formation.
Explains the make up of a solar system and introduces the different kinds of moons in our solar system.
Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams teaches readers about different types of constellations and how they are affected by Earth's tilt and orbit. Readers will also learn about the naming of constellations in ancient times and modern times and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Famous constellations Orion the Hunter, Cassiopeia, the Southern Cross, and Ursa Major are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.
Introduces solar systems and the space objects such as planets, that orbit the star at the center.
Explores the space object known as the Milky Way, a large galaxy of stars and explains the different shapes galaxies take.
Explores the space objects known as dwarf planets.
Explores the space object known as the Kuiper Belt located at the edge of our solar system.
Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams breaks down scientific concepts of black holes, such as gravity, light, and energy. Readers will learn about the formation and different sizes of black holes. Also discussed are the discovery of black holes 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.
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.
Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.
Gravity keeps people grounded and prevents them from floating away into space! Young readers will learn how and why gravity works and discover how to measure it on Earth. Blastoff! Series
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