The ultimate body book for kids, Mini Encyclopedia Space is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at key stage 2.
This compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedia uses clear, bulleted facts and incredible info panels to explain everything from planetary orbits to space travel and famous astronomers. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick.
Chapters and topic examples of Mini Encyclopedia Space:
• Exploring space: Spacecraft, Astronauts, Satellites, Space shuttle and Missions to Mars
• Astronomy: Zodiac, The Milky Way, Telescopes, Galileo and Hubble
• The Universe: The Big Bang, Light Years, Light, Gravity and Periodic table
• Stars and galaxies: Supernovae, Black holes, Quasars, Galaxies and Star patterns
• The Solar System: The Sun, Planets, Earth, The Moon, Mercury and Mars
• Constellations: Aquarius, Cancer, Gemini, Leo and Sagittarius
Amazing facts for kids to learn include:
• Astronauts would float when asleep if they were not strapped down in a sleeping bag.
• A laser beam is used to measure the distance to the Moon.
• The temperature of the Sun's surface is 6000 degrees Celsius. Each square centimeter burns with the brightness of 250,000 candles.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2015