The Universe

May 23, 2006|
The Universe by Seymour Simon
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Imagine the biggest thing you can think of—now imagine something bigger that hasn''t even stopped growing. That is the universe. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, though enormous, is a tiny speck among the 100 billion galaxies containing nebulas, planets, "space pods," billions of stars, and black holes that fill the cosmos. New stars, planets, and galaxies continue to form as the universe expands. Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon brings you deep into the universe to explore this immense topic. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for more than twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.

This book includes an author''s note, glossary, and index and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children''s science book] field" by theNew York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children''s science literature, th...
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Title:The Universe
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.17 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.17 in
Published:May 23, 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060877255

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