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14 Fun Facts About the Milky Way
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our sun is one of billions in our galaxy, and our galaxy is one of billions in the universe. Our galaxy is called The Milky Way Galaxy. It is about 120,000 light years across with a halo extending hundreds of thousands of lights years beyond it. With stars that are 13 billion years old, The Milky Way Galaxy is one of the oldest galaxies in the universe. Learn more in this 15-minute book. RL: 7.2
14 Fun Facts About Icebergs
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Icebergs can be fascinating. They are fresh water, floating islands of ice. Some of them are big enough to hold 100 football stadiums, or more. They can be a danger to passing ships and wildlife that gets trapped on them. They drift along with the currents, melting as they make their way toward warmer waters, and their slow death. Find out more about icebergs in this fun 15-minute book. RL: 6.4
14 Fun Facts About the Moons of Uranus
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Uranus is a planet with a mini solar system of rings and moons. Many of the moons formed with the planet. Some of them were captured later on. Some of the moons shepherd the rings and keep them from drifting apart. Other moons contribute to the rings and may have even created them. There are at least 27 moons orbiting Uranus. Find out more about them in this fun 15-Minute Book. Reading level: 6.9
14 Fun Facts About Exoplanets
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our galaxy contains about 200 billion stars. Astronomers believed that some of these stars must have solar systems with planets. They went looking – and found some. They call these planets extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Here are some fun facts about them. Ages 8 and up. Reading level: 6.9 All measurements in American and metric.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn's Rings
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Saturn has seven rings and 62 moons. The rings orbit Saturn, creating shadow bands and rain on the planet. Most of the moons are outside the rings. A few moons are within and between the rings. Some of these tiny moons create and control the rings. They create gaps within and between the rings. They create fascinating structures and phenomena. Find out more in this short book.

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