The Solar System Through Infographics

The Solar System Through Infographics

Higgins takes curious readers on a roller coaster through space. Exploring different topics such as the big bang theory, the sun, stars, planets, black holes, and more; Higgins provides an expansive introduction to the solar system. The Solar System Through Infographics may not be for those readers already well versed in the solar system, but it does function as a great kick-starter for new readers to the topic, and will satiate curiosities and interest...

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Information Graphics: Space

Information Graphics: Space

What is the universe? How did it begin and how did it evolve to what it is today? This book covers seven key topics of astronomy including the universe, galaxies and stars, the solar system, the sun, the earth and the moon, observing space, and our exploration of space. Each section illustrates the main concepts of the topic. For example, the chapter about the universe answers questions starting from what scientists identify as the beginning of time...What is the universe? How did it begin and how did it evolve to what it is today? This book covers 7 key topics of astronomy including the universe, galaxies and star, the solar system, the sun, the earth and moon, observing space, and our exploration of space. Each section illustrates the main concepts of the topic, for example, the chapter about the universe answers the questions from the beginning...

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Nature's Patterns: Does the Sun Sleep? Noticing Sun, Moon and Star Patterns

Nature's Patterns: Does the Sun Sleep?  Noticing Sun, Moon and Star Patterns

The class follows Mr. Cruz outside to make observations, a big word for something you see. Tara sees the sun so Mr. Cruz teaches them about patterns that the sun follows. The sun goes up and down, up and down and it goes east to west and then east to west again, patterns are everywhere! Then he teaches the kids about how the sun never stops shining, even at night. They learn about patterns of the moon, like how its goes through phases and learn why it changes shapes. Next they learn about the stars. They learn that stars are very, very far away, why we can't see them during the day, and what constellations are...

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NASA for Students

NASA for Students

NASA’s website for students provides a look at what work NASA does and interesting things about space. Older kids can explore career opportunities, watch videos about interesting things that happen in space, and find out the latest news about what is going on at NASA or in the night sky. Younger kids can enjoy NASA’s Kids Club that has space related games and coloring sheets. The website has pictures and information...

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