Earth (Early Bird Astronomy) by Jeffrey Zuehlke

By Jeffrey Zuehlke

Readers will find out about Earth, the 3rd planet from the solar. attractive and available textual content offers our planet's distinguishing positive factors, its place when it comes to the remainder of the sunlight process, its composition and atmospheric stipulations, its moon and the lunar cycle, and the way scientists have realized approximately Earth and the moon via area missions. colour pictures and diagrams improve the textual content.

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For example, they use special cameras and sensors to gather new information about Earth’s atmosphere. The ISS is big enough to be seen from Earth. Have you ever spotted the ISS? Keep looking, and you will see it. And maybe someday, you’ll have a chance to visit and study our planet from space. 43 A NOTE TO ADULTS On Sharing a Book When you share a book with a child, you show that reading is important. To get the most out of the experience, read in a comfortable, quiet place. Turn off the television and limit other distractions, such as telephone calls.

Many of these spacecraft are orbiting our planet right now. They are called satellites (SA-tuh-lyets). Satellites do many things. Some take pictures of Earth. Others take pictures of outer space. These satellites tell us many important things about Earth and the solar system. People also use satellites to send information from one part of Earth to another. 40 Astronauts continue to travel to space. S. astronauts flew on the first space shuttle mission. Since then, space shuttles have carried many satellites and other spacecraft into space.

Most have no people on board. They are controlled by computers and people on Earth. 39 Spacecraft called satellites can help scientists find out about weather patterns. They can also receive TV signals from one part of Earth and send them to another. Many of these spacecraft are orbiting our planet right now. They are called satellites (SA-tuh-lyets). Satellites do many things. Some take pictures of Earth. Others take pictures of outer space. These satellites tell us many important things about Earth and the solar system.

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