Stars & Galaxies (100 Facts)

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Astronomy

100 Facts Stars and Galaxies covers key topics in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page showcases amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. An amazing space book for both confident and reluctant readers aged 7+. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Stars and Galaxies: � How a star is born � What happens when galaxies collide � How many stars exist in the Milky Way Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: � The core of a protostar needs to ne 10 million degrees Celsius before nuclear reactions occur. � White dwarfs are so dense that a single teaspoon of them could weigh 14 tonnes � more than two African elephants! � Supernovae explosions fling out gas and dust at high speed � as fast as 30,000 kilometres per second. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: � Make binary stars out of modeling clay. � Understand how galaxies in the Universe are formed with just a balloon. � Quiz question: Which is the most common gas in a nebula?

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  • : 9781782096481
  • : Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
  • : Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
  • : November 2015
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 523.8
  • : 48
  • : Y
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