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Exploring Planet Mars - PB
Exploring Planet Mars - PB
Exploring Planet Mars - PB
9780778731146 | In Stock
US$8.95
US$8.95
 
Space exploration has come a long way since the days when early astronomers thought they could see canals that had been built on Mars through their simple telescopes. Today’s scientists have actually sent probes to the Red Planet that have sent back vital information about Mars which has debunked some myths but also created some new mysteries. Exploring Planet Mars looks at the scientific facts about Earth’s nearest neighbor and delves into future exploration of the planet—possibly even colonization! Topics include
• the history of Earth’s relationship to Mars
• the various probes that have been sent to the planet
• what scientists think Mars was like thousands of years ago and what it may be like thousands of years from now
• signs of life on Mars?


Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Paperback
Series: Humans in Space
Author(s): David Jefferis, Mat Irvine

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: Q
ATOS: 7.2
Dewey: 523.43
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2007

Reviews
Exploring Planet Mars

"...geared to today's young media-savvy readers. Multiple, artfully-arranged photographs and illustrations with instructive captions and sidebars adorn each two-page spread...will delight even the reluctant reader." — Catholic Library World, 03/08