Over 40 Gravity-defying, Earth Orbiting, Space-cruising Activities for Kids
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 128 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 25 April 1997|
Experience the force of liftoff * Create your own constellations * Write a postcard from another planet * Make a club--soda comet, and more! From rocketing out of Earth's gravity and orbiting our planet to probing other planets and walking on the Moon, Cosmic Science makes exploring space a blast! More than 40 easy, safe--and fun--activities show how rockets work, why the shape of the Moon seems to change, just how much power the Sun has, what it's like to live and work in space, and much more!
Table of Contents
Before You Go: Understanding Our Solar System. Blast Off!: Rocketing Out of Earth's Gravity. Up There!: Orbiting Earth. "Look, Ma, I'm Floating": Living and Working in Space. Places We've Gone: Walking on the Moon. Places We'd Like to Go: Probing the Planets. Even Farther: Seeing the Stars and More. Glossary. Index.
About the Author
JIM WIESE (British Columbia, Canada) is a science teacher and an educational adviser who has won Teacher of the Year awards in both the United States and Canada. He is the author of the popular kids' science-activity books Roller Coaster Science, Rocket Science, Detective Science, and Spy Science, all published by Wiley.
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Dimensions: ||25.2 x 17.63 x 0.91 centimeters (0.24 kg)|