The Solar System

In THE SOLAR SYSTEM, its time to take a look around the neighborhood . . . a looong look at a BIG neighborhood. Earth is part of the amazing and vast Solar System, and this series takes readers on a planet-by-planet fly-by. From the radiant glow of the Sun itself to planets near and far and including comets, meteors, and more, THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes up-to-date discoveries, scientific insight, and easy-to-follow diagrams for students trying to find a place under the Sun. Our own home, the Earth, gets a volume that also covers our nearest neighbor, the Moon. Near, Giant, and Far Planets are all covered in depth, as is the latest information just beamed back from Pluto and the farthest edges of the Solar System. Were all on a cosmic journey together. THE SOLAR SYSTEM is the road map to use along the way.

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-3547-8
$146.65
7 volumes
2017
10+
5th + 8th
8.5 x 11 inches
Comets & Meteors
by Mason Crest

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Though comets only visit our part of the Solar System periodically, they, too, are among the celestial bodies that orbit the Sun. Find out more about their incredible journeys through space and how they came to be. Plus, read about meteors, the flying bodies of rock and ice that smash into planets throughout the Solar System. See how they have affected the shape and formation of planets, and how Earth is preparing to watch for their approach. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Far Planets and Beyond
by Mason Crest

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At the distant edges of the Solar System are planets Neptune and Uranus, dwarf planets such as Pluto, and other orbiting bodies. This book includes the latest discoveries about all these far-off objects, including the first close-up pictures taken of Pluto. What are these worlds like that live so far from the heat of the sun? How were they formed? Why is Neptune blue? And why did Pluto lose its place as a planet? The mysteries of these far-off worlds are all revealed inside. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Giant Planets
by Mason Crest

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Two planets stand out in the Solar System from among the group of eight. Saturn boasts unique rings of orbiting debris, while Jupiter is as big as all the other planets combined. This book takes an up-close look at these two amazing worlds, from diving into Saturn's rings to exploring Jupiter's giant red storm cloud. Visit the moons of these planets, and find out how human exploration has revealed these once-mysterious places. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Near Planets
by Mason Crest

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Get to know Earth's planetary neighbors with a tour of Mercury and Venus, the two planets closest to the Sun, as well as Mars, the planet closest to Earth. Experience the intense heat of Mercury. Dive deep into the misty atmosphere on Venus. And wonder along with scientists if and when Mars has supported life. Amazing images from NASA satellites show the latest discoveries about our fellow planets. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Our Home Planet
by Mason Crest

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Find out how our planet came to be, why it rotates even as it spins around the Sun, and what unique characteristics allow life to flourish here. Then take a tour around the Moon, our nearest orbiting neighbor. From pole to pole and everything in between, this book is your guide to Earths place in space. Everything we see, every breath we take, every part of life is tied to Earths special place in the Solar System. Inside, discover why that is true. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Space Exploration
by James Buckley Jr.

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How do we explore our neighborhood in space? Find out inside as we look back (and forward) at how human beings have used science, technology, innovation, and courage to find out "What's out there." From the first satellites through the Apollo and space shuttle programs to the discoveries of the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope, take a rocket ride through the history of how we explore the Solar System and much more. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.

Sun
by Mason Crest

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The story of the Solar System starts in the center; it starts with the Sun. Blazing with intense heat, the Sun is literally the source of life on our planet as well as the center of the entire Solar System. Inside, explore this incredible star. Find out how it was formed, why it continues to burn, how solar flares affect our lives, and how it compares to others stars. The entire series called THE SOLAR SYSTEM is your first-class travel guide to the biggest neighborhood you live in, from the Sun to the planets and beyond! Blastoff on a visit to our solar neighborhood and beyond. This series visits all the planets in our Solar System, visits comets that are just passing through, and in Space Exploration, travels into the universe as human beings seek to find out "What's out there." The books are packed with information, stories, photos, artwork, and more, including the latest developments in the always-changing story of exploration and discovery. Each title in THE SOLAR SYSTEM includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and other information. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities, and expand their viewpoints through our content rich nonfiction books. Key Icons in this series are: Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Nothing But the Facts is an at-a-glance appendix section of additional factual material. The format differs from title to title, but each section provides new information, lists, charts, and more. A Timeline lets readers see the history of the city at a two-page glance, tracking the key events mentioned in the text and putting them into visual historical context. A Words to Understand section is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the book. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.




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