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Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Science & Nature - Astronomy,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Asteroids,
  • Comets,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Meteors,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9808689M
ISBN 100613075161
ISBN 109780613075169

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Draw 50 Outer Space: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Astronauts, Rockets, Space Stations, Planets, Meteors, Comets, Asteroids, and More Lee J. Ames out of 5 stars   Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York has written more than books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Brand: HarperCollins US. Gr. Simon presents basic information about comets, meteors, and asteroids in an attractive oversize book that follows the format of his series on the planets. Blocks of text appear in fairly large type, usually facing a full-page illustration. Describing Gr. Asteroids and Comets: Books Comets, Meteors and Asteroids. By Seymour Simon HarperCollins, ISBN: Ages Color photos and terrific science details make this oversized book a must for the space-lover in your home or your classroom. Simon writes a lot of children's science books and is well known for his skill in presenting.

The book is clearly written and easy to understand. Then again, I've never been dissatisfied with any of the DK books. We used this particular book in conjunction with our astronomy unit study - learning about comets, asteroids, and meteors/5. Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids. Mountain View, CA - A bright comet described in a circa A.D. book, "Histories of the Wars", may have been responsible for a brief and unexpected meteor shower in April , so conclude researchers in a paper published this week in Planetary and Space Science. This message was just issued as a CBET.   Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Book Details Book Quality: Excellent Book Size: 32 Author: Seymour Simon.   Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history.

This book discusses space collisions, from the asteroids and comets that strike Earth and other planets to the work scientists are doing to protect our planet. Our Solar System Seymour Simon, William Morrow & Company, , ISBN A well-illustrated overview of the planets, comets, and asteroids in our solar system for ages 8– The book does explain the basic difference between comets, asteroids and meteors. Also the basic different classes of meteor composition are discussed. There are some good pictures of a few comets and an explanation of the comets head and tail and their revolution around the sun. Deep space comets and nearer spaced comets are discussed/5(6). Genre: Asteroids_Book. Asteroids, Comets & Meteors. Full Description: "Each title in the Exploring the Solar System series takes the reader on an imaginary journey through a part of the solar system. This particular volume explores asteroids, comets and meteors, and covers their position, origin, composition and geology. There are historical.   Comets, Meteors & Asteroids of over 2, results for Books: Science & Math: Astronomy: Comets, Meteors & Asteroids An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More4/5.