$29.95Ready to go on an out-of-this world adventure? Travel across the Milky Way and into new galaxies to explore every corner of space so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the sun and moon, asteroids and comets. Learn about the Oort Cloud, supernovas, black holes, and rockets and other spacecraft. Discover the incredible work of astronauts, astronomers, physicists, and other cool space scientists. On this journey across the universe, you'll make your way from our familiar home here on Earth to planets and solar systems that are many light-years away. Rub elbows with the stars on this cosmic adventure complete with special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more.
$14.95How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.
Not for wusses, wimps or scaredy-cats
Think science is dry and boring? Wrong! It's oozing with curiosity, dripping with fun and exploding with imagination!
Get stuck in with these 16 sticky and stinky experiments. Concoct two types of gloopy slime, remove the shell from an egg without breaking it, grow bars of soap to enormous sizes and mummify a very stinky fish. Each experiment is followed by seriously gross, real-world science. So, clip on a nose peg, pull on some rubber gloves and get your goggles ready...it's time for some ooey-gooey science!