Astronomy for all ages: discovering the universe through activities for children and adults

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Globe Pequot Press,
Pub. Date:
1994.
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1st ed.
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English
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Kids and adults can explore outer space from their own backyards with this handy book of unusual and engaging activities. By simply looking up at the sky- with the unaided eye- parents, camp counselors, and other group leaders can help children identify, understand, and appreciate the inhabitants of the Milky Way and galaxies beyond. With this book, amateur star-gazers will become acquainted with the constellations, planets, and phases of the moon; how compasses, sundials, and telescopes work; and what causes shooting stars and other galactic phenomena. Down-to-earth explanations of astronomical events and concepts helps readers navigate their way through the stars.
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subject_facet Astronomy, Astronomy -- Amateurs' manuals, Astronomy -- Observers' manuals -- Juvenile literature, Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature, Handbooks and manuals, Literature, Observers' manuals, Science
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