9780486839233

I Can Be a Rocket Scientist

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486839233

  • ISBN10:

    0486839230

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-10-16
  • Publisher: Dover Pubns
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Summary

Find out what it takes to become a rocket scientist! With this out-of-this-world activity book, you can make a scale model of the solar system, build a prototype rocket from a plastic container, and try real astronaut fitness exercises. You'll discover Earth's place in space, fun facts about the other planets in our solar system, how gravity works, and lots of other fascinating cosmic information.

Author Biography

Anna Claybourne is an award-winning science writer and has authored many books for Usborne Publishing, A&C Black, and Franklin Watts. She writes mainly nonfiction, covering topics such as science, art, wildlife, and fashion. In addition, she has also published books about Shakespeare, myths and legends, and retellings of literary classics. She is based in Edinburgh.
Katie Kear is a young British illustrator who has been creating artwork for as long as she can remember. She loves creating new worlds and characters, and she hopes to spread joy and happiness with her art. She is a graduate of the University of Gloucestershire with a First Class BA Hons Illustration degree.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Into Space!
Our Place in Space
How Big?
Gravity
In Orbit
Rocket Power
What a Drag!
Hitting the Target!
Rocket Stages
Rocket Fuel
Could You Be an Astronaut?
Astronaut Training
To the Moon!
A Base in Space
Space Food
Space Toilets
Floating Around
Take a Spacewalk
Animal Astronauts!
Going Farther
Message to the Universe
Robot Rovers
Landing on a Comet
Mission to Mars
Alien Life
Ready for Re-Entry
Back Down to Earth
Pop Quiz
Answers
Glossary
Index

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