Space dictionary for kids The everything guide for kids who love space

Amy Anderson, 1993-

Book - 2016

Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop on an astronomy timeline to learn the story of how primitive ancient beliefs evolved over centuries to become a high-technology science. Crack up over the humorous sidebars that expand on the topic of space with examples, explanations, diagrams, quizzes, and even short activities to enhance understanding. Use the references and further reading recommendations at the end to help find more information about astronomy, perfect for assignments or just wante...d to know more about the coolest topic in the galaxy! Divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions and amazing full-color illustrations, Space Dictionary for Kids is a must-have for any kid's home library! --Publisher

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Waco, TX : Prufrock Press Inc [2016]
Main Author
Amy Anderson, 1993- (-)
Other Authors
Brian Anderson, 1962- (-)
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
v, 184 pages ; illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • Cosmology
  • The Birth of the Universe
  • Stars and Galaxies
  • The Universe Today
  • The Solar System
  • You Are Here
  • Astrobiology and Exoplanets
  • Is There Anybody Out There?
  • A History of Space Exploration
  • Astronomy Timeline
  • Additional Readings
  • About the Authors
  • Index