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Cosmic Science: Over 40 Gravity-Defying, Earth-Orbiting, Space-Cruising Activities for Kids

Cosmic Science: Over 40 Gravity-Defying, Earth-Orbiting, Space-Cruising Activities for Kids

Jim Wiese

ISBN: 978-0-471-15852-3

Apr 1997

128 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$16.00

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Experience the force of liftoff
* Create your own constellations
* Write a postcard from another planet
* Make a club-soda comet, and more!


From rocketing out of Earth's gravity and orbiting our planet to probing other planets and walking on the Moon, Cosmic Science makes exploring space a blast! More than 40 easy, safe--and fun--activities show how rockets work, why the shape of the Moon seems to change, just how much power the Sun has, what it's like to live and work in space, and much more!
Before You Go: Understanding Our Solar System.

Blast Off!: Rocketing Out of Earth's Gravity.

Up There!: Orbiting Earth.

"Look, Ma, I'm Floating": Living and Working in Space.

Places We've Gone: Walking on the Moon.

Places We'd Like to Go: Probing the Planets.

Even Farther: Seeing the Stars and More.

Glossary.

Index.