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14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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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
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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.
Astronomy: The Moon Facts For Kids
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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 Facts 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.
The Solar System (Fourth Grade Science Experiments)
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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
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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...
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
14 Fun Facts About the Sun: Educational Version
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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
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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
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 Eclipses: Educational Version
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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: Educational Version
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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
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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.
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.
14 Fun Facts About the Solar System: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Does the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it? 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. How much do you know about the solar system? Find out 14 fun facts in this 15-minute book. Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Pluto was the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about other planets and other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate. How much do you know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? Who discovered Pluto? How big is Pluto compared to the U.S.? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Comets: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Movies will have you believe that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time. You may think black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what is a black hole and what do they do? Find out! The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Neptune is the last planet in our solar system. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
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.