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El libro de las estrellas
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Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
EL LIBRO DE LAS ESTRELLAS es un pequeño álbum infantil ilustrado destinado a que los mas pequeños (1-3 años) aprendan nociones de astronomía. En él se presentan conceptos como: ESTRELLA, PLANETA, COMETA, SATÉLITE...
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? Are all the dwarf planets out beyond Pluto? What formed the Kuiper Belt? Find out in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Ring Moons of Jupiter: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
There are eight regular satellites in orbit around Jupiter. These are moons that formed within the gravity field of Jupiter. They were formed at the same time and out of the same material as the planet itself. They have circular orbits and orbit in the same direction as the planet. This book is bout the four ring moons of Jupiter. Educational Versions have exercises designed to meet Common Core.
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
It was once thought that our solar system ended at Saturn. Then the first telescopes revealed Uranus and Neptune. Differences in the calculations of the gravity of these giants set off another search and Pluto was discovered. Pluto was then thought to be the last planet of our solar system. Beyond it was empty space – until astronomers started looking further. Educational vers. have CCSS activitie
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Find out more about our solar system in this set of seven fun 14 Fun Facts books. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
101 Fun Facts (and more) About the Planets: A Set of Eight 15 Minute Books, Educational Version
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Was Mercury bigger in the past? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? Does Mars have seasons? Is there a surface to planet Jupiter? What is strange about how Uranus spins? What is the coldest place in our solar system? Find the answer to these and many more questions in this set of seven 15-Minute books. Has CCSS exerci..
14 Fun Facts About Earth: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
How old is Earth? How fast does Earth spin? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? What is the lowest place on Earth? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. It orbits an ordinary star in the outer edge of The Milky Way Galaxy. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons. Titan is covered in thick clouds and has a surface temperature of -178oC (-289oF). Find out more about this frozen moon.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn a little bit about the Earth's Moon as you explore some fun facts about it. How was the Moon created? There are several theories. How many people have been to the Moon? Not that many. Why does the Moon change every day? These questions and others are answered within.
14 Fun Facts About Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
How big is Jupiter compared to all the other planets in our solar system combined? Is there a surface to the planet Jupiter? Does Jupiter rotate faster of slower than any other planet in our solar system? Is Jupiter growing or shrinking? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Find out more about Jupiter, our solar system's largest planet.
14 Fun Fact About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
On January 7, 1610, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his newly developed telescope to Jupiter. He discovered four objects orbiting the giant planet. It took him another night’s observations to clearly distinguish between two of them. He called them “The Medicean planets”, after the Medici family. Find out more fun, fascinating facts about these four moons orbiting our largest planet.
Live and Let Live (Bengali)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: Bengali. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
This is a short picture story of space journey of a small boy, Aman, along with two astronauts. They saw different planets and discover an alien planet in their interesting journey. This story helps children to learn about solar system.
14 Fun Facts About the Ring Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
There are eight regular satellites in orbit around Jupiter. These are moons that formed within the gravity field of Jupiter. They were formed at the same time and out of the same material as the planet itself. They have circular orbits and orbit in the same direction as the planet. This book is about the four, small ring moons. These little known moons are odd shaped and orbit close to the planet.
14 Fun Facts About Asteroids: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Circling the heavens is a belt of rock and dust. Lying between Mars and Jupiter and orbiting our sun, The Main Asteroid Belt was once thought to be the remnant of an exploded planet or the beginnings of a planet that never formed. How much do you know about asteroids? Find out 14 fun facts in this book! Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
More space objects have been found beyond Pluto, in a region known as the Kuiper Belt. In 2003, Eris was discovered and found to be larger than Pluto. It was put forward as a tenth planet. This caused much debate among astronomers. Are there more, larger objects in our solar system? How many? Are they all to be considered planets? Find out more about dwarf planets and how they came to be.
14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
What is a Space Shuttle? How can something that can’t fly go into space? Do spiders spin webs in space? Do astronauts get space sick? This book answers all these questions and more, plus everybody’s favorite: How do astronauts go to the toilet? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
Live and Let Live (Hindi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Hindi. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
This is a short picture story of space journey of a small boy, Aman, along with two astronauts. They saw different planets and discover an alien planet in their interesting journey. This story helps children to learn about solar system.
14 Fun Facts About Jupiter: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
How big is Jupiter compared to all the other planets in our solar system combined? Is there a surface to the planet Jupiter? Does Jupiter rotate faster of slower than any other planet in our solar system? Is Jupiter growing or shrinking year after year? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are comets, asteroids and a lot of solid material. There is also a lot of space between star systems. We call this space between star systems the Interstellar Medium. In this area, there are great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some even glow. They are nebulas.