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Level I Astronomy Real Science-4-Kids
     

Level I Astronomy Real Science-4-Kids

by Rebecca W. Keller Ph.D., Janet Moneymaker (Illustrator)
 
Level I Astronomy Student Text introduces young students to the scientific discipline of astronomy. Students will learn about different astronomy tools, including telescopes and moon rovers, the phases of the Moon, the Sun's solar energy, the planets of the solar system and what happened to Pluto, the Milky Way galaxy, and our other stellar neighbors.

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Overview

Level I Astronomy Student Text introduces young students to the scientific discipline of astronomy. Students will learn about different astronomy tools, including telescopes and moon rovers, the phases of the Moon, the Sun's solar energy, the planets of the solar system and what happened to Pluto, the Milky Way galaxy, and our other stellar neighbors.

The Level I Astronomy student text has ten full color chapters and includes a full glossary and pronunciation guide at the back of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936114177
Publisher:
Gravitas Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/09/2011
Pages:
98
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca W. Keller incorporated Gravitas Publications Inc. (www.gravitaspublications) in 2003 to develop and publish core sciences curricula under the Real Science-4-Kids imprint. She has authored and published Real Science-4-Kids student texts, teacher manuals, and student laboratory workbooks in chemistry, biology and physics for the home school, private, and public school markets. Her 26 textbooks serve kindergarten through eighth grade.
In 2008, Keller wrote and directed the development of a series of interdisciplinary companion texts called Kogs-4-Kids(tm), which show how science is connected closely to all other areas of study and how it affects everyday life. The categories for the Kogs series are: history, language, philosophy, arts, technology, and critical thinking.
Her textbooks present students with up-to-date scientific facts and the steps of the scientific method, together with the critical thinking tools needed to help students evaluate scientific conclusions. Dr. Keller's books are as philosophically neutral as possible and do not impose any single overall philosophical interpretation such as Darwinism, Intelligent Design, or Creationism. Instead, they allow students to make up their own minds about what the data show.
Her view has been summarized in her Gravitas Geeks blog as: "In the sciences, let's teach what we know and admit what we do not actually know. Let's train children to explore authentic inquiry, evaluate the evidence, and decide for themselves what conclusions they might draw. There is nothing more important for children studying science than to learn to ask 'What if?' and then to be free to follow the data wherever it leads."
A former research assistant professor at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Keller worked in the chemistry, neuroscience, and molecular biology departments while homeschooling her three children. In 2001, her success in engaging kids in science prompted her to launch a formalized training program to equip non-science teachers (usually other moms) to feel comfortable teaching science.
Real Science-4-Kids and Kogs-4-Kids offer solid science concepts in a manner understandable for youngsters. Today Real Science-4-Kids is taught in 50 states as well as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, Japan and Korea. Keller's team continues to develop and test products.

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