The Moon: Discover the Mysteries of Earth's Closest Neighbor (Space Explorers) (Hardcover)
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Discover the mysteries of Earth’s closest neighbor in this incredible guide to the Moon.
This charming book is the perfect introduction for young readers who want to learn about every aspect of the moon. The Moon features breakdowns of the Moon’s formation and geography, the lunar phases, a history of NASA’s Apollo missions, the Moon’s effect on Earth’s tides and nocturnal animals, recent scientific discoveries, and so much more!
This fascinating guide introduces 7-9 year olds to the moon’s past, present, and future, through stunning illustrations, photographs, and fascinating information. Packed with mind-blowing facts, this incredible book of the moon is perfect for space lovers everywhere.
Explore this wonderful book about the moon, featuring:
- In-depth information, backed up by space photography, probe images, illustrations, and fun diagrams
- Stunning, dreamy illustrations, making this title a perfect gift, as well as a solid reference book
- Easy-to-digest sections, each filled with incredible facts and visuals
- The entire subject of the Moon – including its formation and geography, the lunar phases, a history of NASA’s Apollo missions, its effect on Earth’s tides and nocturnal animals, plenty of recent scientific discoveries, and more!
Boasting beautiful illustrations by artist Dawn Cooper, combined with up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA, info panels, timelines, and diagrams, that help demystify and explain the wonder of the Moon, this is the perfect book for young readers.
About the Author
Dr Sanlyn Buxner is a member of the Planetary Science Institute, and has worked in space science education and public outreach since 1996. In her positions, she conducted classroom outreach, curriculum development, teacher workshops, public tours, summer camps, and public and research presentations in the US and abroad. In addition to her work at the Planetary Science Institute, she teaches science and research methodology courses at the University of Arizona.