Astronomy Lab For Kids: 52 Family-friendly Activities by Michelle NicholsAstronomy Lab For Kids: 52 Family-friendly Activities by Michelle Nichols

Astronomy Lab For Kids: 52 Family-friendly Activities

byMichelle Nichols

Paperback | October 1, 2016

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Introduce your children to the wonders of the galaxy in a fun, hands on way!

It can be hard to explain and understand what lies beyond what you see in the beautiful night sky. Astronomy Lab for Kids teaches children the basics of outer space in 52 lessons that can be done with everyday items from around your house. Mini astronomers will learn about things such as the size and scale of planets using sandwich cookies and tennis balls, how to measure the speed of light with a flat candy bar and a microwave, how to make a simple telescope with magnifying glasses, and so much more! Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises.

Michelle Nicholsis Master Educator at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL, where she has worked for twenty years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from National-Louis University. At the Adle...
Title:Astronomy Lab For Kids: 52 Family-friendly ActivitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 8.75 × 0.5 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631591347

ISBN - 13:9781631591341

Editorial Reviews

“Sound scientific procedures, clearly photographed step-by-step directions, and thorough explanations of intended results make this a winning resource for family-friendly experiments concerning the heavens that will teach something new to both young readers and the adults assisting them.” — Erin Anderson, for Booklist