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14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book
     

14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book

by Jeannie Meekins
 

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Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons.
Titan is covered in thick clouds and has a surface temperature of -178oC (-289oF).

Overview

Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons.
Titan is covered in thick clouds and has a surface temperature of -178oC (-289oF). Beneath the atmosphere is a moon of rivers, lakes and oceans in a land of hydrocarbon sand dunes.
Scientists believe Titan is a lot like Earth was millions of years ago. It may hold the answer to how life evolved on our planet.
How much do you know about Titan? Do you know:
What shape is Titan?
What is beneath Titan's crust?
Does Titan have seasons?
Do Titan's lakes have waves?

Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.

LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148955139
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
12/26/2013
Series:
15-Minute Books , #98
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written a large number of books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com.

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