The Amazing Universe

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Climb Aboard! Explore the beginning of the universe, the big bang theory, galaxies, and black holes! Learn about key astronomers and their contributions to space exploration! Examine the Hubble Space Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider! See an infographic showing a timeline of the universe! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of black holes complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051010, JNF016000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680784022, 9781680797558
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 523.1
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 700
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187547
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Exploring Our Universe - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

After reading this series, students are certain to walk away with a newfound appreciation for the myriad wonders of the cosmos. Filled with an impressive amount of details each volume introduces kids to scientific terms with unexpected definitions (Trojans are asteroids outside of the asteroid belt) as well as the proper names of celestial bodies most likely unknown to casual readers. One such example: the main arms of the Milky Way are named Scutum-Centaurus and Perseus, while the minor arms are named Sagittarius and Norma (Galaxies). The inclusion of a "Guidebook" in each tome reiterates data in a concise and straightforward format. Rich images and artist’s depictions as well as breathtaking photographs complete this appealing and information-packed set. Consider for collections that serve space buffs.

Author: Lauren Kukla