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The Sun

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Climb Aboard! Explore how the sun was formed! Investigate spots, flares, and solar wind! Meet early astronomers working to understand the sun! Examine the sun, the moon, Earth, and gravity! Learn about solar observatories! See an infographicshowing the sun's layers! Did You Know? fact boxes and a Guidebook of facts about the sun 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 9781680784091, 9781680797626
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 523.7
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 720
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187549
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.