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The New Solar System : Stars : New Solar System, The - Robin Birch

The New Solar System : Stars

New Solar System, The

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This book explores the role of Stars in our solar system. It is part of an updated series that covers each of the eight planets, the Sun and the Moon and the dwarf planets.

Students will discover fascinating facts about the Stars and find answers to questions like:
What is a star?
How did stars form?
Why are old starts sometimes called Red Giants?
What are Blue Giants, White Giants and Yellow Dwarves?
What constellations do people see in the Southern Hemisphere?
How do people study stars?

It is part of a series making astronomy accessible to students. It contains up-to-date scientific information. Captivating photographs and illustrations with easy-to-read text.

Special features:

  • fact summaries
  • fun fact boxes interspersed throughout containing additional fascinating information
  • a listing of relevant websites
The series is supported by a Thinking Themes: The New Solar System Teacher Resource Book

The Night Sky
What is a Star?
Constellations
Studying Stars
Star Fact Summary
Glossary
Index

ISBN: 9781420211955
ISBN-10: 1420211951
Series: New Solar System, The
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 18th April 2007
Publisher: Macmillan Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.0  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 2