Font size:

Galaxies and the universe.

"An introduction to galaxies and the universe for primary and intermediate grade students, with information about their formation and features. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"-- Full description

Other Authors: World Book, Inc.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago : World Book, 2011
Series: Explore the solar system
Subjects:
Contents: What is a galaxy? -- What are galaxies made of? -- Which galaxy are we in? -- What is the shape of the Milky Way? -- How big is the Milky Way? -- Where is the solar system in the Milky Way? -- How did the solar system form in the Milky Way? -- What other galaxies are near the Milky Way? -- How does the Milky Way travel through space? -- What is special about the Milky Way? -- How do galaxies form? -- What types of galaxies are there? -- Can galaxies run into each other? -- What is the universe? -- How old is the universe? -- How big is the universe? -- Is the universe changing? -- How do galaxies move as space expands? -- What was the big bang? -- Is the universe expanding faster than it used to? -- How have we learned so much about the universe? -- How do astronomers study the universe? -- What is dark matter? -- What are black holes? -- What are pulsars? -- What are star clusters? -- Could life exist elsewhere in the universe? -- How will the universe end?
Cover Image
Saved in:

Place a Hold
Library Location Call Number Status
Markesan Children's Nonfiction 523.1 Gal Available
Berlin Children's Nonfiction 523 Exp Available

Similar Items

  • Galaxies /
    By: Zappa, Marcia, 1985- Published: (2011)
  • The universe /
    By: Whittaker, Helen, 1965- Published: (2011)
  • Galaxies /
    By: Trammel, Howard K. 1957- Published: (2010)
  • Galaxies /
    By: Elish, Dan. Published: (2006)
  • Galaxies /
    By: Welsbacher, Anne, 1955- Published: (1997)