Explore the Solar System! by


Explore the Solar System! by

From a space shuttle fashioned out of a lemonade carton and felt to a Mars rover made from a cereal box and juice cans, the variety of imaginative projects in this resource can be built with simple everyday classroom and household items. Surrounding these activities are fun facts, illustrations, and related information on each space topicall of which meets curriculum standards for early elementary science. For young students, their families, and teachers, this expedition through the galaxy is a perfect method for introducing astronomy in a way that also stimulates creativity and curiosity.


After reading this book kids will have obtained lots of facts, trivia to amuse family and friends, and projects for rainy or lazy summer days ... It is a title that could be used by teachers in the elementary grades, scout leaders and homeschoolers. Children's Literature Explore the Solar System combines hands-on science, fun facts, and easy-to-follow projects that use common household products and recycled supplies. The whimsically-illustrated book is full of short biographies of famous scientists, space-related vocabulary words, even jokes! Explore the Solar System answers every question a space-explorer-in-training might have. Kahani Magazine Building your own space shuttle (complete with Canadarm) and making a delicious, Stonehenge-style solar observatory from Rice Krispie squares are just a few of the activities in this fact-packed, fun-filled children's book. In the Hills Magazine, Year in Books The inviting cover of this science book will attract the attention of young readers right from the start? This is a great book to entice young readers to read more and learn a little science along the way. It would make an attractive addition to a school library. National Association of Science Teachers Highly Recommended. **** Provides young readers with a book that arouses curiosity about the world of space though an attractive format that includes facts with fun-filled activities. CM Magazine (Manitoba Library Association)

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1st May 2009



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