Beyond the Solar System

Beyond the Solar System

Exploring Galaxies, Black Holes, Alien Planets, and More : A History With 21 Activities

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Tracing the evolution of humankind's pursuit of astronomical knowledge, this resource looks deep into the furthest reaches of space. Children will follow along as the realization that the Earth is not at the center of the universe leads all the way up to recent telescopic proof of planets orbiting stars outside the solar system. In addition to its engaging history, this book contains 21 hands-on projects to further explore the subjects discussed. Readers will build a three-dimensional representation of the constellation Orion.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781613745441
1613745443
Call Number: j 520.9 C3215b 2013
Characteristics: vii, 127 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 x 28 cm

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Tracing the evolution of humankind's pursuit of astronomical knowledge, this resource looks deep into the furthest reaches of space. Children will follow along as the realization that the Earth is not at the center of the universe leads all the way up to recent telescopic proof of planets orbitin... Read More »

Covers the history of humans' study of the stars, and includes instructions to help build 3-D models of things like the Orion constellation and the expanding universe.


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