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Mysteries of the Universe: Galaxies

Bill McAuliffe (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601382

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as galaxies, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Mysteries of the Universe: Space & Time

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601429

An examination of the science behind the abstract and physical concepts of space and time, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Mysteries of the Universe: Stars

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601436

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as stars, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Mae Jemison: Awesome Astronaut

Jill C. Wheeler (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802693

In this title, examine the life of imaginative space traveler and medical innovator Mae Jemison. Readers will enjoy digging into Jemison's personal story, beginning with her childhood in Chicago where she watched Star Trek and conducted dozens of her own science experiments. Students can trace Jemison's success, from her education at Stanford University and Cornell University to her years volunteering with the Peace Corps, before her acceptance into the NASA space program and flight into space on the Endeavour. Engaging text and photos offer insight on topics such as astronomy, gravity, and biomedical engineering. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this woman's groundbreaking career. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Thanks, NASA!

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103802

This book describes the work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

The Wonder of Outer Space

Connie Jankowski

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905633

Long ago, astronomers believed that the Earth was the center of the universe. But now we know that it is only a tiny part of the universe and that our solar system is just a tiny part of our galaxy. In 1957, space travel began. Work done in space has helped us in the areas of medicine, computer science, and the environment. The International Space Station, a lab floating in space, is where astronauts do experiments that help us on Earth. The next manned trip to the moon is planned for 2018.

Spaceship Earth

Gina Dal Fuoco

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905657

Earth is made up of atmosphere that protects us from the sun and contains our air supply. The next part is the hydrosphere, which is all the water on the planet. The third is the geosphere, the rocks. All three parts are closely connected. If we do not take care of one part of Earth, such as the ocean, we hurt the entire planet. Scientists all over the world are working to find ways to reduce pollution and make our Earth healthier.