Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy

14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book
By
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.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
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 the Ring Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
By
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 the Ring Moons of Jupiter: Educational Version
By
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.
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
By
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
By
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 the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 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. Find out some amazing facts in this fun 15-minute book. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 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 who ruled Italy at the time. Educational Versions Include exercises to meet Common Core standa
14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book
By
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.
Astronomy: The Moon Facts For Kids
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
"Astronomy: The Moon Facts for kids" This is a perfect book for children aged 4-8 his first introduction to our moon. This book provides fact after fact to information hungry children for family and friends. It makes learning fun and gives a real reason to make kids want to read for themselves. Kids will love to discover new facts to share and enjoy.
14 Fun Fact About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
By
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.
The Solar System (Fourth Grade Science Experiments)
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
If your child is struggling with science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 5 science experiments to work with, and ten quiz questions. The book covers the following: The Sun Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto More Than Just Planets Experimenting With The Solar System This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Science (Fo
El libro de las estrellas
By
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...
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud: Educational Version
By
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
14 Fun Facts About the Sun: Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Our sun is an average star in our galaxy. It is a sphere of burning gas that provides light and heat. It makes our plants grow and allows them to turn carbon dioxide into oxygen. If our sun were to shine a little less or a little more brightly, life as we knew it would not exist. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 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. Its existence was confirmed in January 2005. It was found to be larger than Pluto and was put forward as a tenth planet in our solar system. This caused debate among astronomers. Are there more, larger objects in our solar system? How many? Educational versions have CCSS activities
14 Fun Facts About Asteroids: Educational Version
By
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 Eclipses: Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Would the sun ever come back? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Stars: Education Versions
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
We see stars in the night sky as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? Here are some fun facts about stars. Do stars twinkle? What are stars made of? Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth? Do stars have a life cycle? Is a dead star still a star? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Moon: Educational Version
By
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You see it every night in the night sky, but how much do you really know about the moon? What one thing is different about our moon from every other moon we have found? What kind of atmosphere is there on the moon? How many sides of the moon do we see? What happened to the footprints of the astronauts that stood on the moon? Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St.