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Earth's Place in Space

By: Tara Haelle

Living on a world as vast as Earth, it can be easy to forget that our planet is just a tiny speck in a massive universe filled with planets, moons, stars, asteroids, comets, dark matter, and maybe even alien life! In this book, readers in grades 4-9 will learn about Earth’s place in the Milky Way and the larger universe, and how humans are learning about the endless frontier of space.

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ISBN: 9781731614674


Series: Science Masters

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This series covers a variety of science topics such as matter, energy, and the weather. For example, Earth’s Place in Space teaches readers about the solar system, the Milky Way, space exploration, the Goldilocks Zone, meteor showers, black holes, and the Mars rovers. Chunks of text are accompanied by photos or di
Series Review
This series covers a variety of science topics such as matter, energy, and the weather. For example, Earth’s Place in Space teaches readers about the solar system, the Milky Way, space exploration, the Goldilocks Zone, meteor showers, black holes, and the Mars rovers. Chunks of text are accompanied by photos or diagrams, making the content easy to digest. Captions help to link the images to the main text, and the images themselves range from archival photos to the latest portrait of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope. Directions for a related activity are included in each book, along with another suggested extension activity and text-dependent questions in the back matter. Glossary terms appear in bold print, while other terms of interest are in italics. General “Before Reading” suggestions are the same throughout the series. Good titles to update science collections and align with NGSS topics.

Book Details

ISBN

9781731614674

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

523.4

Trim Size

8" x 10"

Page Count

48

Accelerated Reader

N/A

Scholastic Reading Counts

N/A

Lexile

Level 980L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Library edition

Publisher

Rourke Educational Media

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