The Resource Exploring space, written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson ; illustrated by Bill Slavin

Exploring space, written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson ; illustrated by Bill Slavin

Label
Exploring space
Title
Exploring space
Statement of responsibility
written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson ; illustrated by Bill Slavin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kids will discover the difference between space stations, space probes and space shuttles. They can find out how telescopes work, conduct their own experiments, read space stories and more" Cf. Our choice, 2001
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOTU
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Nicolson, Cynthia Pratt
Dewey number
j629.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 2-6
  • 6-12
LC call number
TL793
LC item number
.N52 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Slavin, Bill
Series statement
Starting with space
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronautics
  • Outer space
  • Astronautique
  • Espace extra-atmosphérique
  • Astronautics
  • Exploration of outer space
  • Outer space
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Exploring space, written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson ; illustrated by Bill Slavin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Searching from Earth: Early space story -- How did people first learn about space? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What did telescopes reveal about space? -- Blasting into space: An ancient astronaut -- When were rockets invented? -- What was the first thing sent into space? -- Who was the first person in space? -- How do astronauts prepare for space? -- What is a space shuttle? -- Exploring the solar system: A Martian mystery -- What is a space probe? -- What have space probes revealed about the moon and the sun? -- What planetary secrets have space probes revealed? -- Discovering the universe: Rescuing a dream -- How do modern astronomers learn about the stars? -- Will people ever travel to the stars? -- Will people ever live in space?
Extent
1 online resource (40 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034678046
Label
Exploring space, written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson ; illustrated by Bill Slavin
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Searching from Earth: Early space story -- How did people first learn about space? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What did telescopes reveal about space? -- Blasting into space: An ancient astronaut -- When were rockets invented? -- What was the first thing sent into space? -- Who was the first person in space? -- How do astronauts prepare for space? -- What is a space shuttle? -- Exploring the solar system: A Martian mystery -- What is a space probe? -- What have space probes revealed about the moon and the sun? -- What planetary secrets have space probes revealed? -- Discovering the universe: Rescuing a dream -- How do modern astronomers learn about the stars? -- Will people ever travel to the stars? -- Will people ever live in space?
Extent
1 online resource (40 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034678046

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