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The Resource Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities, Mary Kay Carson

Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities, Mary Kay Carson

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Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities
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Beyond the solar system
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exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities
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Mary Kay Carson
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Language
eng
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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
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Beyond the solar system
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Traces the evolution of mankind's astronomical knowledge from its origins to current findings, and features educational projects, profiles of famous astronomers, and a timeline of major discoveries
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10188377
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
520.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
4-6
LC call number
QB15
LC item number
.C37 2013
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980
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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bibliography
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juvenile
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exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities
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exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities
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Mary Kay Carson
Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities, Mary Kay Carson
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Beyond the solar system : exploring galaxies, black holes, alien planets, and more : a history with 21 activities, Mary Kay Carson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121) and index
Contents
  • Pre-history-1600s : stargazers to scientists
  • 1600s : telescopes and gravity
  • 1700s-1915 : unveiling the stars
  • 1900-1940 : space-time tricks, island universes, and the biggest bang
  • 1930s-1970s : discovering the invisible : quasars, pulsars, and black holes
  • 1980s-2010s : frothy galaxies, alien planets, and dark energy
  • Afterword: what will we find next?
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ocn818724438
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
vii, 127 p.
Isbn
9781613745441
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012046330
Other physical details
ill. (mostly col.), maps

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