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The sun and our solar system / Jen Green.

Green, Jen, (author.).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Great scientific theories.
Raintree perspectives.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 523.2 GREEN (Text) 33946003407090 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 07/26/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410987303
  • ISBN: 1410987302
  • ISBN: 9781410987334
  • ISBN: 1410987337
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankaton, Minnesota : Capstone, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ideas about the solar system -- Earth-centered universe -- A revolutionary idea -- How planets move -- Galileo's telescope -- Understanding the solar system -- Quiz -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
How do we know that the Sun is at the center of our solar system? This scientific theory is know as heliocentrism. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of heliocentrism and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of heliocentrism was arrived at, how it was tested, and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.
Target Audience Note:
Age 9-11.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Solar system > Juvenile literature.
Planets > Juvenile literature.
Astronomy > History > Juvenile literature.
Solar system.
Astronomy > History.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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