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Don't Know Much about the Solar System (Don't Know Much About...)

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< p> < b> Can you really catch a shooting star?< /b> < /p> < p> < b> Why is our galaxy called the Milky Way?< /b> < /p> < p> < b> Is Pluto just a comic-book character?< /b> < /p> < p> The solar system is a big place with lots of big questions still to be answered. But now you can get a glimpse at what scientists know — without even having to leave the planet Find out about asteroids, meteoroids, and craters. Learn how to safely watch a solar eclipse. Discover what makes each planet special and why Earth stands apart from the others.< br> Kenneth C. Davis dispels many myths about the vast beyond in < i> Don't Know Much About& #174; The Solar System.< /i> His question-and-answer format, accompanied by riddles and humorous illustrations, make learning about the solar system an out-of-this-world experience < /p>

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Readers can learn far-out facts about stars, asteroids, and the planets in this resource that also teaches them how to safely watch a solar eclipse and what makes each planet in the solar system special. Includes fact-filled sidebars and fun pop quizzes. Illustrations.

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Can you really catch a shooting star?

Why is our galaxy called "the Milky Way"?

Is Pluto just a comic-book character?

The solar system is a big place with lots of big questions still to be answered. But now you can get a glimpse at what scientists know — without even having to leave the planet! Find out about asteroids, meteoroids, and craters. Learn how to safely watch a solar eclipse. Discover what makes each planet special and why Earth stands apart from the others.
Kenneth C. Davis dispels many myths about the vast beyond in Don't Know Much About&reg; The Solar System. His question-and-answer format, accompanied by riddles and humorous illustrations, make learning about the solar system an out-of-this-world experience!

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis speaks regularly on national television and radio. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, in which his DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT? quizzes are read by millions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060286132
Author:
Martin, Pedro
Author:
Martin, Pedro
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C.
Author:
by Kenneth C Davis
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Science & Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Sci
Subject:
Astronomy - Solar System
Subject:
Questions and answers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Reference
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Solar system
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Subject:
Science & Technology / Aeen I get back? </p><p>Lots of love (honest!), </p><p>Chloe xxx </p>
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Don't Know Much about
Publication Date:
20010724
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.24x9.08x.39 in. .92 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Readers can learn far-out facts about stars, asteroids, and the planets in this resource that also teaches them how to safely watch a solar eclipse and what makes each planet in the solar system special. Includes fact-filled sidebars and fun pop quizzes. Illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , Can you really catch a shooting star?

Why is our galaxy called "the Milky Way"?

Is Pluto just a comic-book character?

The solar system is a big place with lots of big questions still to be answered. But now you can get a glimpse at what scientists know — without even having to leave the planet! Find out about asteroids, meteoroids, and craters. Learn how to safely watch a solar eclipse. Discover what makes each planet special and why Earth stands apart from the others.
Kenneth C. Davis dispels many myths about the vast beyond in Don't Know Much About&reg; The Solar System. His question-and-answer format, accompanied by riddles and humorous illustrations, make learning about the solar system an out-of-this-world experience!

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