Space Exploration

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Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it!

Learn about rocket propulsion with balloons and chemically powered rockets. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it.

Find out how Earth’s rotation creates day and night, how Earth’s axis and ...
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Overview

Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it!

Learn about rocket propulsion with balloons and chemically powered rockets. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it.

Find out how Earth’s rotation creates day and night, how Earth’s axis and revolution around the sun causes the seasons, and how the moon’s rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon. See for yourself how meteorites formed the craters on the moon. Make a moon flipbook and a moon calendar. Build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun. Grasp a comet’s tail and learn about how meteoroids become falling stars.

A full-color, 32-page experiment book guides your space exploration.

Ages 8 and up.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD — Children under 8 yrs. can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.
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  • UPC: 857853001667
  • Manufacturer: Thames & Kosmos
  • Publication date: 5/15/2008

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