Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop on an astronomy timeline to learn the story of how primitive ancient beliefs evolved over centuries to become a high-technology science. Crack up over the humorous sidebars that expand on the topic of space with examples, explanations, diagrams, quizzes, and even short activities to enhance understanding. Use the references and further reading recommendations at the end to help find more information about astronomy, perfect for assignments or those just wanting to know more about the coolest topic in the galaxy! Divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions and amazing full-color illustrations, Space Dictionary for Kids is a must-have for any kid's home library!

Grades 3-6

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chapter |1 pages


chapter |13 pages


The Birth of the Universe

chapter |41 pages

Stars and Galaxies

The Universe Today

chapter |59 pages

The Solar System

You Are Here

chapter |8 pages

Astrobiology and Exoplanets

Is There Anybody Out There?

chapter |22 pages

A History of Space Exploration

chapter |19 pages

Astronomy Timeline

chapter |5 pages

Additional Readings