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 Read More

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Hardcover, $19.95
9781619305113
Paperback, $14.95
9781619305151
eBook, $9.99
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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

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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.

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