A required standard for understanding space and our planets. How many, the order from the sun. How we identify planets
There are billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and billions more throughout the universe. Read how stars are made of burning gases and what holds these gases together. Read about constellations and star maps and which star travelers have used for centuries to find their way.
Learn about telescopes and other tools used to explore space.
Vibrant images and a simple introduction about galaxies and the universe lead the reader into a tour of our Sun and all 8 planets as well as the dwarf planets in our solar system and what lies beyond the eighth planet, Neptune.
Young children see the moon, but do they really know anything about it? This book follows the standards required for beginning science and what students should understand about the Earth’s moon.
An incredible look at the planet Mars through some amazing photography, its relationship to Earth and our solar system, and the future of its exploration.
Explore our solar system. Find out about all the planets and their position in relation to the Sun.
All the stats and facts you need to know about the Sun - the only star in our solar system. Find out what it is made of and why we need it to survive.
Learn about the basic patterns of the sun and moon, and what causes day and night.
Find out why Pluto was renamed a dwarf planet, where it is in the solar system and some of what we know from the New Horizons Mission.
Find out what planet Earth is made of, where it is in our solar system, and why it is the only planet we know of that can sustain life.