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The Resource Exploring the solar system : a history with 22 activities, Mary Kay Carson

Exploring the solar system : a history with 22 activities, Mary Kay Carson

Label
Exploring the solar system : a history with 22 activities
Title
Exploring the solar system
Title remainder
a history with 22 activities
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kay Carson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the history of space exploration including some very recent finds
Summary
With biographies of more than twenty space pioneers, specific mission details, and a twenty-page field guide to the solar system, an ultimate guidebook to exploring the solar system delves into the rich history of space exploration, where telescopes, satellites, probes, landers, and human missions lead to amazing discoveries
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
183276
Cataloging source
WI9WB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carson, Mary Kay
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1040L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QB500.262
LC item number
.C37 2006
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1040
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Teaching
  • Manned space flight
  • Astronomy
  • Exploration of outer space
  • Teaching
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history with 22 activities
Label
Exploring the solar system : a history with 22 activities, Mary Kay Carson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prehistory-1900: spying on the heavens -- Spy the evening star -- Outlining orbits -- Build a telescope -- CD spectroscope -- 1900-1950s: rocketing to space -- Blast off a rocket -- Walk to Pluto -- Go satellite watching -- 1960s: racing to the moon--and beyond -- Map the moon's surface -- Work like an astronaut -- Create kitchen craters -- 1970s: probing the planets -- Planetary warm-up -- Is it organic? -- Parachuting eggs -- 1980s: voyage to the outer planets -- Know the code! -- Greetings from earth -- Kitchen Comet nucleus -- 1990s: a telescope in space and a rover on Mars -- Metric matters -- 2000s: near-earth objects, Saturn's' rings, and Martian seas -- Catch and count falling stars -- Put together a probe -- See Mars in 3-D -- 2010s: going to extremes -- My Mars mission -- Make a mission patch
Control code
1827131
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
vii, 168 pages
Isbn
9781556527159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781556527159
  • (OCoLC)192072780
Label
Exploring the solar system : a history with 22 activities, Mary Kay Carson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prehistory-1900: spying on the heavens -- Spy the evening star -- Outlining orbits -- Build a telescope -- CD spectroscope -- 1900-1950s: rocketing to space -- Blast off a rocket -- Walk to Pluto -- Go satellite watching -- 1960s: racing to the moon--and beyond -- Map the moon's surface -- Work like an astronaut -- Create kitchen craters -- 1970s: probing the planets -- Planetary warm-up -- Is it organic? -- Parachuting eggs -- 1980s: voyage to the outer planets -- Know the code! -- Greetings from earth -- Kitchen Comet nucleus -- 1990s: a telescope in space and a rover on Mars -- Metric matters -- 2000s: near-earth objects, Saturn's' rings, and Martian seas -- Catch and count falling stars -- Put together a probe -- See Mars in 3-D -- 2010s: going to extremes -- My Mars mission -- Make a mission patch
Control code
1827131
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
vii, 168 pages
Isbn
9781556527159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781556527159
  • (OCoLC)192072780

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