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What would living on Venus be like? Are there really black holes? How did God create the cosmos? Curious kids want to know! This book covers the major structures of our solar system, starting with the sun and working towards Pluto. Along the way, the student will also learn about Earth s moon, the asteroid belt, and the Kuiper belt. After that, students will move outside our solar system and learn about the stars and galaxies that make up God's incredible universe. Finally, the student will learn about space travel and what it takes to be an astronaut. The activities and projects use easy-to-find household items to make the lessons come alive! Activities include simulating the use of radar to reveal a hidden landscape, making a telescope, and making an astrometer to measure the brightness of a star.
Narration and notebooking are used to encourage critical thinking, logical ordering, retention, and record keeping. Although designed to be read by the parent to elementary students of various grade level, it is possible for students with a 4th grade reading level to read this book on their own. Christian. Full color pictures and illustrations. Answer key to "What Do You Remeber" questions in the back of the book. Recommended for grades 5-6. 2006 copyright. 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Hard cover. pp.176.