THE VACATION GUIDE TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM

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Vacation Guide To The Solar System

Author : Olivia Koski
ISBN : 9781101993415
Genre : Science
File Size : 76.69 MB
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Packed with real science and fueled by imagination, a beautifully illustrated guide to traveling in our solar system Imagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signs of life, or touring one of Jupiter's sixty-four moons where you can photograph its swirling storms. For a shorter trip on a tight budget, the Moon is quite majestic and very quiet if you can make it during the off-season. Packed with full color illustrations and real-world science, Vacation Guide to the Solar System is the must-have planning guide for the curious space adventurer, covering all of the essentials for your next voyage, how to get there, and what to do when you arrive. Perfect for fans of Neil deGrasse Tyson's Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this tongue-in-cheek reference guide is an imaginative exploration into the “What if” of space travel, sharing fascinating facts about space, the planets in our solar system, and even some moons!
Category: Science

The Vacation Guide To The Solar System

Author : Olivia Koski
ISBN : 9781473546394
Genre : Science
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Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 in Sky at Night 'Just the thing to captivate a bright child or anyone, in fact, who aspires to be the next Tim Peake' Daily Telegraph AN IMAGINATIVE EXPLORATION INTO THE 'WHAT IF' OF SPACE TRAVEL Imagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signs of life, or touring one of Jupiter’s sixty-four moons where you can take photos of its swirling storms. For a mini-break on a tight budget, the Moon is quite majestic and very quiet if you can make it during the off-season. Beautifully illustrated and packed with real-world science, The Vacation Guide to the Solar System is the essential planning guide for the curious space adventurer, covering all of the essentials for your next voyage, how to get there, and what to do when you arrive. Written by an astronomer from the American Museum of Natural History and one of the creators of the Guerilla Science collective, this tongue-in-cheek reference guide is an imaginative exploration into the ‘what if’ of space travel, sharing fascinating facts about the planets in our solar system and even some moons! 'SUPERB' BBC Sky at Night 'The ultimate guide for any budding space tourist' BBC Focus
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A Traveler S Guide To The Solar System

Author : Patricia Barnes-Svarney
ISBN : 9781402726286
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Details the physical characteristics of the planets and moons in the solar system, explaining their atmospheres and the possibility of life existing on their surfaces.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

My Tourist Guide To The Solar System And Beyond

Author : Lewis Dartnell
ISBN : 0756689945
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 28.50 MB
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By presenting outer space as a vacation destination, a guidebook shows armchair astronauts some of the best sights to see--from the Mariner Valley on Mars to the gravity-light moon, Enceladus--and also suggests items to pack for an out-of-this-world experience.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

My Tourist Guide To The Solar System And Beyond

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780756698638
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 71.85 MB
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"Last year I went on a round-the-world trip. This year I'm going somewhere different." In a century or so, this joke could well be a reality. Space will no longer be the final frontier, but the holiday destination of choice. When technology catches up with the dream, My Tourist Guide to the Solar System...and Beyond will be there to show the way. In the meantime, My Tourist Guide is the perfect way for the armchair astronaut to learn about the solar system. Forget wading through heavy tomes and encylcopedias: here children can discover the secrets of the planets, moons, and other satellites without feeling like it's hard work. Glorious digital artworks reveal stunning details, while the science is relayed through the quirky guidebook approach of "things to see" and "what to pack". Different, exciting, unique, and fun - My Tourist Guide to the Solar System...and Beyond is bound to be an astronomical success.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Traveler S Guide To The Solar System

Author : Giles Sparrow
ISBN : 0061198293
Genre : Science
File Size : 42.97 MB
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So you want to go into space? Then The Traveler's Guide to the Solar System is for you, the independent space tourist. It will take you into the most exotic reaches of the solar system, and also help you to discover everything you ever wanted to know about the more traditional and familiar destinations. Is no gravity fun? What's it like on a spacecraft? Can I breathe on Venus? Will I need to take water? To find out, all you'll need is a class V launch vehicle, a space suit, and your toothbrush. . . . With so many tourist attractions, you won't know where to fly first. Book a week on the Moon and dine in lunar orbit. Have your photo taken with Neil Armstrong's footprint before putting on your heavily shielded space suit and flying off for a walk in the heat on Venus. Discover giant volcanoes, breathtaking mountains, and frozen lava rivers. Explore the remains of Soviet space probes. Play golf in one-sixth gravity. Go ice-skating on Jupiter's moons. The possibilities are endless!
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Our Solar System Science Learning Guide

Author : NewPath Learning
ISBN : 9781632120526
Genre : Science
File Size : 77.67 MB
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Our Solar System Student Learning Guide includes self-directed readings, easy-to-follow illustrated explanations, guiding questions, inquiry-based activities, a lab investigation, key vocabulary review and assessment review questions, along with a post-test. It covers the following standards-aligned concepts: Formation of Our Solar System; Geocentric & Heliocentric Systems; Parts of Our Solar System; The Sun; Measuring Distances in Space; The Inner Planets; The Outer Planets; Comets, Asteroids & Meteors; and Pluto & the Kuiper Belt. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and other state standards.
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Far Out Guide To Jupiter

Author : Mary Kay Carson
ISBN : 9781464501142
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 69.50 MB
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Jupiter is bigger than any other planet in our solar system. It has rings and centuries-old storms. It has more than sixty moons, too, some with underground oceans. Featuring a center spread with fast facts, this great book will tell readers everything they need to know about the biggest planet, including missions and the scientists who planned them, and the spacecraft they used to do so.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Dwarf Planets

Author : Steve Kortenkamp
ISBN : 1429662425
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Describes the five dwarf planets in our solar system, including the birth of the solar system and the dwarf planets' orbits around the Sun"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Higher Than Everest

Author : Paul Hodge
ISBN : 0521651336
Genre : Science
File Size : 86.92 MB
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An exciting tour of the most spectacular sites in the Solar System, essential reading for armchair adventurers.
Category: Science