eBook Exploring Space, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 161535560X
  • ISBN-13: 9781615355600
  • DDC: 520
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Updated for 2012 and part of the Britannica Learning Library Series, children will discover answers to these questions of Exploring Space and many more. Through pictures, articles, and fun facts, you'll travel across time, visit outer space, meet fascinating people, and investigate strange and wonderful things.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Astronomy: Studying the Stars.
2: Universe: Infinite Space.
3: Gravity: The Invisible Magnet.
4: Galaxies: Star Clusters.
5: Stars: Distant Fire.
6: Planets: Wanderers in the Sky.
7: Asteroids: Minor Planets.
8: Comets: Rocketing Masses with Fuzzy Tails.
9: Solar System: Family of the Sun.
10: Mercury: The Planet Nearest to the Sun.
11: Venus: A Morning and Evening Star.
12: Moon: A Trip to the Moon.
13: Mars: The Red Planet.
14: Jupiter: King of the Planets.
15: Saturn: The Ringed Planet.
16: Uranus: King George's Star.
17: Neptune: The Eighth Planet.
18: Pluto: The Dwarf Planet.
19: Biographies.
20: Aryabhata: Ancient Mathematician-Astronomer.
21: Nicolaus Copernicus: Student of the Sky.
22: Johannes Kepler: Stargazer.
23: Sir Isaac Newton: An Apple, an Idea.
24: Albert Einstein: A Brilliant Wonderer.
25: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar: Discovering How Stars Grow.
26: Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space.
27: Spacecraft: Exploring the New Frontier.
28: Astronauts: Going up in Space.
29: Extraterrestrial Life: Life Beyond the Earth.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Astronomy: Studying the Stars.
2: Universe: Infinite Space.
3: Gravity: The Invisible Magnet.
4: Galaxies: Star Clusters.
5: Stars: Distant Fire.
6: Planets: Wanderers in the Sky.
7: Asteroids: Minor Planets.
8: Comets: Rocketing Masses with Fuzzy Tails.
9: Solar System: Family of the Sun.
10: Mercury: The Planet Nearest to the Sun.
11: Venus: A Morning and Evening Star.
12: Moon: A Trip to the Moon.
13: Mars: The Red Planet.
14: Jupiter: King of the Planets.
15: Saturn: The Ringed Planet.
16: Uranus: King George's Star.
17: Neptune: The Eighth Planet.
18: Pluto: The Dwarf Planet.
19: Biographies.
20: Aryabhata: Ancient Mathematician-Astronomer.
21: Nicolaus Copernicus: Student of the Sky.
22: Johannes Kepler: Stargazer.
23: Sir Isaac Newton: An Apple, an Idea.
24: Albert Einstein: A Brilliant Wonderer.
25: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar: Discovering How Stars Grow.
26: Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space.
27: Spacecraft: Exploring the New Frontier.
28: Astronauts: Going Up in Space.
29: Extraterrestrial Life: Life Beyond the Earth.
Glossary.
Index.