Planetary Science

  • Nomad Press (CSP)
  • 2017
  • 0
  • English
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  • 9781619305687
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• Planetary science is an exciting and dynamic discipline, with news of new discoveries occurring frequently. • Uses an inquiry-based approach that encourages students to research and explore planetary science on their own. • The dwarf planet Pluto has recently been explored for the first time, returning amazing and unexpected information that sparks the curiosity of children hearing about previously unexplored lands. • Planetary scientists are currently scouring the sky to find the elusive Planet 9. • Science classes for this age group discuss the images and test results being relayed from rovers on Mars. • Planetary science combines STEAM fields astronomy, geology, physics, chemistry. • Provides a number of exercises in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) that can either be done in a classroom or at home with a parent. • Incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach designed to engage students with various academic interests. • Engages a variety of learning styles through illustrations, and diagrams. • Meets Earth and Space Science standards for NSTA's NGSS curriculum. • Primary sources promote further thought and exploration beyond the page to deepen readers' curiosity about this topic. • Meets the Common Core state standards in language arts for reading informational text. • Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.