Astronomy for Every Kid

Astronomy for Every Kid

by Janice VanCleave


Why do planets spin? How hot is the sun? What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth? What are Saturn’s rings made of? What’s a black hole in space?

Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about basic astronomy. In Astronomy for Every Kid you’ll learn about the constellations using a shoe box planetarium. You’ll chart the movement of the stars with nothing but a string, and marker, and a nail. And you’ll use a toy magnet to simulate the Earth’s protective force field.

Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780471535737
Product: INJ
Format: Paperback
Size: 6" x 9"
Pages: 240

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