Blast off on a space adventure in this exciting 18-book series. Full-color photographs from NASA allow students to experience the beauty of each planet and the sun. A solar system diagram helps readers visualize the planet's place in space. This series explores and supports the standard "The Physical Setting: The Universe," as required by Benchmarks for Science Literacy: Project 2061.
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Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest in the solar system. Along with Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune, it is classified as a gas giant--the large planets made mostly of gas and ice. The book describes Uranus's place in the solar system, its rings and moons, its orbit, and the discoveries and space missions that have helped scientists understand the planet.About the Author:
Gregory L. Vogt began his professional career as a science teacher. He later joined NASA's education programs, teaching students and teachers about space exploration. He works in outreach programs for the Kennedy Space Center. He is also the principal investigator for an educational grant with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. Vogt has written more than seventy science books for children.
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Book Description Lerner Pub Group (L), 2009. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0761341560
Book Description Lerner Pub Group, 2009. LIB. Book Condition: Brand New. 48 pages. 9.25x8.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0761341560
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97807613415671.0