Explore Comets and Asteroids!
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Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects

By Anita Yasuda  
Illustrated by Bryan Stone
Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects takes readers ages 7 to 10 on an amazing journey through space to investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known celestial objects using hands-on activities and investigative experiments.
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Publishers Weekly
"Opening with a nearly 70-million-year timeline of notable events involving comets and asteroids, this guidebook, part of the expansive Explore Your World! series, smoothly blends history and science. Amid comics-style illustrations featuring a young astronaut and her robot, Yasuda clearly explains key astronomical concepts . . ." Read the complete review online.

National Science Teachers Association Recommends
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Not just a book, an adventure! As you pick up and flip through Explore Comets and Asteroids! you begin to engage in a print experience that opens your eyes and mind to exploration in our galaxy and beyond . . ." Read the complete review online. 

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Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects takes readers ages 7 to 10 on an amazing journey through space to investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known celestial objects using hands-on activities and investigative experiments.

  • Introduces readers to asteroids and comets, how they formed, where they are found, and how they have shaped the surfaces of planets and moons.
  • Readers learn about future plans for asteroids that include mining and as launching pads for deep space exploration.
Available In:
Hardcover, $19.95
9781619305113
Paperback, $14.95
9781619305151
Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Glossary | Resources | Index | Metric Conversions Chart
Specs: 8 x 10 size | 4-color interior | 96 pages
Subject: Science
Content Focus: Earth/Space Science

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Timeline

Solar System Map

Introduction
Let’s Explore Comets and Asteroids!

Chapter 1
All About Asteroids

Chapter 2
Investigating Asteroids

Chapter 3
Minerals, Mining, and Asteroids

Chapter 4
Curious About Comets

Chapter 5
Cool Comets

Chapter 6
Mysterious Meteors

Glossary
Metric Conversions
Resources
Essential Questions
Index