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Wishing on a Star: Constellation Stories and Stargazing Activities for Kids (Gibbs Smith Jr. Activity)

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If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars ...WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars.

Did you know that the patterns and shapes made by the stars in the sky tell stories? Wishing on a Star tells some of the exciting stories behind constellations like Pegasus, the Big Bear and Little Bear, Leo the Lion, and Orion the Hunter.

The stars come to life with creative and entertaining activities. You'll learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play! Star maps and stargazing tips will help you find the constellations, and cool science facts will help you learn more about the stars.

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"A list of stargazing equipment and a discussion of the differences between stargazing in the city and country complete this handsome, informative volume." Childern's Literature

Synopsis:

Did you know that the patterns and shapes made by the stars in the sky tell stories? Wishing on a Star tells some of the exciting stories behind constellations like Pegasus, the Big Bear and Little Bear, Leo the Lion, and Orion the Hunter.

The stars come to life with creative and entertaining activities. You'll learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play! Star maps and stargazing tips will help you find the constellations, and cool science facts will help you learn more about the stars.

Synopsis:

If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars . . . WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars. Paperback, Full-Color Illustrations Throughout, Ages 7 and up

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586850296
Author:
Lee, Fran
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Constellations
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61)
Series:
Gibbs Smith Jr. Activity
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.00x6.10x.23 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 64 pages Gibbs Smith Publishers - English 9781586850296 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A list of stargazing equipment and a discussion of the differences between stargazing in the city and country complete this handsome, informative volume."
"Synopsis" by , Did you know that the patterns and shapes made by the stars in the sky tell stories? Wishing on a Star tells some of the exciting stories behind constellations like Pegasus, the Big Bear and Little Bear, Leo the Lion, and Orion the Hunter.

The stars come to life with creative and entertaining activities. You'll learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play! Star maps and stargazing tips will help you find the constellations, and cool science facts will help you learn more about the stars.

"Synopsis" by , If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars . . . WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars. Paperback, Full-Color Illustrations Throughout, Ages 7 and up
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