Neil's imagination takes him on a trip to the moon. Join him as he explores mountains and hills, spots a famous astronaut's footprints, and collects space rocks. Find out more about that big round object in the night sky!
"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about UH-60 Black Hawks. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
From the first woman to swim the English Channel to the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of sports. Now in A is for Amazing Moments, A Sports Alphabet, sportswriter Brad Herzog showcases those events that set sports records while impacting American history and world views. Learn how runner Jesse Owens not only amazed the world but also stunned Nazi Germany...
"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about AH-6 Little Birds. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
The Hubble Space Telescope is a lens for discovering the hidden secrets of outer space. The tool has zoomed in on unknown galaxies! This book gives young readers a close-up of the Hubble Space Telescope, showing off its mirrors, cameras, solar panels, and more.
Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavor. Though space machines, NASA's shuttles were all named after famous ships. This low-level title fuels reading interest for the most reluctant students by presenting an assortment of fun facts about the shuttles that took astronauts on famous space adventures.
Twenty-five times faster than the speed of sound, rockets are high-speed space delivery machines. Every week, at least one rocket launches into space from somewhere in the world! This title will boost the knowledge of reluctant readers as it breaks down space rockets.
The high maneuverability and speed of jet fighters cause pilots to experience g-forces nine times that of gravity! Students will learn about the history, technology, and future of the fastest jet fighters in the world.
Explorers of the fourth planet from the sun, Mars rovers collect rock and soil samples with their robotic arms. They also snap pictures of the Red Planet. Curious young readers can wander around with rovers in this book to look for signs of life on Mars.
It was an Earth satellite that started the space race between Russia and the United States. Russia sent Sputnik 1 into space in 1957, and the U.S. responded with Explorer 1 in 1958. In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn all about the machines that first signaled the space age.
Did you know that more than 70 probes have been sent to the moon in the past 50 years? Their missions have included orbiting the moon to take pictures and gathering samples of moon material. This children's title maps the probe-driven progress on making the moon a base for space exploration.
The largest space machine to ever orbit Earth is the International Space Station. It is essentially a giant science lab for astronauts. Interested young readers are invited to enter the International Space Station in this title and defy gravity like the astronauts inside.
Robonauts have been built to be substitutes for astronauts. They are made to look and move much like humans so they can take over time-consuming or dangerous space work. This high-interest book lays out the similarities and differences between astronauts and their high-tech doppelgangers.
The United States Marine Corps uses the Super Cobra to support Marines and take out enemy vehicles. Loaded with missiles, guns, and rockets, the Super Cobra is a very efficient force on the battlefield. Readers will explore the history of the Super Cobra and how this attack helicopter helps the Marine Corps complete missions.
Did you know that one day people will go to Mars? That trips to space will be possible for everybody? That aliens might really exist? Discover for yourself amazing facts about space exploration, from the earliest attempts to today's regular trips in this awesome book all about space! With a cover designed to grab a child's attention (including foil, spot UV, and embossing), and an immediately engaging interior filled with varying text lengths and...
Kids are sure to say "Wow! That's awesome!" while reading these fun, informative fact books about some of the world's most intriguing and mysterious places. Kids will learn about gravity, stars, and the planets above. Parents and educators will love how engaged students are in these books, while kids will be too involved in the amazing facts and photographs to realize they are learning! With a cover designed to grab a child's attention (including...
The exciting world of aerospace engineering is broken down in this lower-elementary-level title that presents everything aerospace in a well-organized format. The history of aerial navigation is covered, noting key milestones in flight and outer space exploration. Also covered are the crucial technologies humanity has gotten out of aerospace engineering such as weather satellites and GPS navigation. Think About It and Compare and Contrast sidebars...