Imagine journeying millions of kilometres into deep space!
But to really do that you’ll need to apply a fair bit of science.
This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand why the speed of light matters, how to communicate in binary and how dust can turn into a planet. Discover a Martian volcano and what happens when meteorites smash into Earth or the Moon – and lots, lots more!
This book is part of the Space Scienceseries; the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing ‘how’, ‘what’ and ‘why’ facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily available materials that won’t break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson – a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter – who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System … and beyond!
Space Science covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations.
For readers aged 9+
Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Outer Space Science for Looking into Space
Science for Rocketing into Space
Science for Surviving in Space