100 Facts Stars and Galaxies

100 Facts Stars and Galaxies is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and fun activities. Children aged 7+ will learn everything they need to know about gigantic galaxies, immense start systems and amazing new worlds.

• Kids learn more easily with bitesized information.
• Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts.
• Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice.

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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?


Information

Series: 100 Facts
Author: Clive Gifford
Consultant: Sue Becklake
Pages: 48
Age: 7+
Size: 297 x 228 mm
Format: Paperback with holographic foil
ISBN: 9781782096481

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