The Resource Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Label
Where is our solar system?
Title
Where is our solar system?
Statement of responsibility
by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Readers will want to grab a telescope and explore the night skies after finishing this overview of our solar system. Our solar system consists of eight planets, as well as numerous moons, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. For thousands of years, humans believed that Earth was at the center of the Universe, but all of that changed in the 17th century. Astronomers like Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton proposed the unthinkable theory that Earth and the other planets actually revolved around the Sun. This engaging book chronicles the beginning of the modern age of astronomy, then follows later discoveries, including NASA's current missions in space."--
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Sabol, Stephanie
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hammond, Ted
Series statement
Where is...?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Solar system
  • Outer space
  • Solar system
  • Outer space
  • Astronomy
  • Exploration of outer space
  • Outer space
  • Solar system
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is our solar system? -- Sky watching -- A shocking idea -- A tour of the sun and stars -- The inner planets -- The outer planets -- Return to earth -- Beyond our solar system -- The space race -- Life in space -- Life beyond our solar system? -- The future -- Timelines
Control code
ocn985682015
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780515158205
Lccn
2017043834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Where is our solar system?, by Stephanie Sabol ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where is our solar system? -- Sky watching -- A shocking idea -- A tour of the sun and stars -- The inner planets -- The outer planets -- Return to earth -- Beyond our solar system -- The space race -- Life in space -- Life beyond our solar system? -- The future -- Timelines
Control code
ocn985682015
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780515158205
Lccn
2017043834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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