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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: 6,310. 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 Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 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 at comets. That's when they discovered more!
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: Educational Version
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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
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.