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STEAM Jobs in Space Exploration

Ray Reyes (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425632

Introduces readers to careers in space exploration by exploring and connecting the opportunities to the study of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Gives an overview of various jobs related to space exploration and points out how each position relates to STEAM subjects.

Alien Abductions

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035925

Are we alone in the universe? Those that believe in alien abductions think they know the answer. This title explores the mysteries of alien abductions and the tools and technology behind researching them to debate the question of whether aliens have ever visited Earth.

Asteroids

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035987

About 120,000 pounds of space dust falls to Earth every day. All of this dust comes from asteroids! Asteroids are chunks of rock and metal that orbit around the sun, but some venture near Earth from outside the solar system. Through detailed photos and fact-filled graphics, this title introduces readers to the phenomenon of asteroids.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration 

Teresa Wimmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605908

An in-depth look at the people and policies behind the government agency known as NASA, from its founding in 1958 to the controversies and challenges it faces today.

Stars

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751262

Stars light up the sky on a clear night. They may look the same from Earth, but they come in many sizes and colors. From the balanced forces of nuclear fusion and gravity keeping a star stable to their potentially violent “deaths,” explore why these huge balls of burning gas have captivated ancient and modern astronomers alike in this dynamic science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will launch into learning about the composition and classification of stars, the “life cycle” of these nonliving luminaries, galaxies, our solar system, and more through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams, including a Venn diagram of the three types of galaxies, and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

We Are Here

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751088

Just how big is Earth compared to our solar system, the Milky Way, or even the universe? Although Earth is home to many different species and it seems huge to us, it is very small in comparison to our solar system and the universe. Discover what scientists have uncovered so far about Earth, our solar system, and the universe in this engaging e-book. High-interest text and vibrant images and photographs fill the pages of this e-book to keep students engaged while learning about space. A “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the e-book for students to use what they learned in the text and apply that knowledge to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.

Space Shuttles

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034362

Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavor. Though space machines, NASA’s shuttles were all named after famous ships. This low-level title fuels reading interest for the most reluctant students by presenting an assortment of fun facts about the shuttles that took astronauts on famous space adventures.

Earth Satellites

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034294

It was an Earth satellite that started the space race between Russia and the United States. Russia sent Sputnik 1 into space in 1957, and the U.S. responded with Explorer 1 in 1958. In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn all about the machines that first signaled the space age.

Space Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034225

Exploring the universe greatly depends on space robots. They go where astronauts cannot go and survive where astronauts cannot survive. Food, water, sleep, and oxygen are not required for them to function, and radiation exposure is not a concern. Young readers curious about space will gravitate toward this high-interest title.

The Hubble Space Telescope

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034300

The Hubble Space Telescope is a lens for discovering the hidden secrets of outer space. The tool has zoomed in on unknown galaxies! This book gives young readers a close-up of the Hubble Space Telescope, showing off its mirrors, cameras, solar panels, and more.

Mars Rovers

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034331

Explorers of the fourth planet from the sun, Mars rovers collect rock and soil samples with their robotic arms. They also snap pictures of the Red Planet. Curious young readers can wander around with rovers in this book to look for signs of life on Mars.

Lunar Probes

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034324

Did you know that more than 70 probes have been sent to the moon in the past 50 years? Their missions have included orbiting the moon to take pictures and gathering samples of moon material. This children’s title maps the probe-driven progress on making the moon a base for space exploration.

Robonauts

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034348

Robonauts have been built to be substitutes for astronauts. They are made to look and move much like humans so they can take over time-consuming or dangerous space work. This high-interest book lays out the similarities and differences between astronauts and their high-tech doppelgangers.

The International Space Station

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034317

The largest space machine to ever orbit Earth is the International Space Station. It is essentially a giant science lab for astronauts. Interested young readers are invited to enter the International Space Station in this title and defy gravity like the astronauts inside.

12 Incredible Facts about the First Moon Landing

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432258

Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the first moon landing. Full-color spreads provide information about the event’s critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.

Roberta Bondar

Judy Wearing (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194725

By the time Roberta Bondar became Canada's first woman in space in 1992, she already had careers as a doctor, a scientist, and a professional photographer. Born in 1945 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, a town on the border between Canada and the United States, Roberta has had an active career in both countries. Today she is well known for her continuing work on behalf of the planet, writing and appearing on TV and in documentaries, covering Space Shuttle launches at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and shedding new light on the needs of the natural world.

Earth's Cycles

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176202

This fascinating book explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earth's magnetic poles and the planet's rotation on an axis. Informative text, vivid photographs, and detailed diagrams help explain patterns such as day and night, the four seasons, the lunar cycle, the rise and fall of tides, and weather cycles.

Our Place in Space

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914718

This book explores Earth's role and place in the Universe, and discusses origin theories for the planets in our solar system. It also talks about light waves, light years, and measuring distances and sizes as well as the components of the universe (stars, nebulae, and galaxies) and their relation to Earth. It also discusses the characteristics that allow life to exist such as the proximity of the Sun, the presence of water, and the composition of the atmosphere.

Volume 7 - Astronomy & Space

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940181

Take an in-depth look at astronomy and space in this science encyclopedia.

Telescopes: Exploring the Beyond

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993314

This book takes a scientific look at telescopes and the exploration that uses this technology. Reading Essentials in Science.

Lights in the Sky

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623598686

Scientists have discovered that stars are not equal. They vary in size and color. Variable stars change in brightness over the course of hours, days, weeks, or years. Reading Essentials in Science.

Solar System

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993246

This book is an overview of the solar system, which consists of the Sun, the nine planets and their moons, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Sun

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993284

This book explains how the Sun is very important to life on Earth, as it provides energy for most food chains, plays a role in the air and water cycles, and is at the heart of several sources of electricity. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Moon

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992812

This book explains what scientists have discovered about the Moon. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mysteries in Space: Cosmic Puzzles

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992874

With every question that is answered about the universe, a dozen more are raised. Scientists are creating better telescopes and information-gathering equipment to continue to unlock ever-deeper mysteries of space. Reading Essentials in Science.