Who isn't fascinated by the sheer size of the universe? Stars offers a straightforward guide to what we kw and how we kw it--from the Big Bang to star nurseries andto the beginnings of life on planet Earth. Find out why you can't draw a diagram of the solar system to scale, discover how gravity holds our planet together, and learn why we're all made of stardust. Included inside: - season-by-season guide to stargazing - double-sided star chart covering the rthern and southern hemispheres - pull-out activities, including Test Your Eyesight cards and a What do you weigh on other planets? spinning wheel, plus four sheets of stickers
ADAM FORD is an ordained Anglican priest, now retired, and is both a keen stargazer and an enthusiastic grandparent--the perfect combination for the challenging task of explaining the universe to the under-twelves. He has an MA in Indian Religions and lectures on astronomy, Buddhism, and Hinduism.
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