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Why Why Why Do Astronauts Float in Space?

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Why Why Why do you ask so many questions? Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about things!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of interesting questions about space.

So what are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

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Overview

Why Why Why do you ask so many questions? Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about things!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of interesting questions about space.

So what are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
"Why does the moon change its shape? What is the Milky Way? Why is Mars red?" These are just a few of the queries that are answered. The questions are listed in the table of contents. The organization of the questions is not labeled with headings which would assist those students looking for information on a particular topic about space. There are illustrations and cartoons-like pictures found throughout the book. The insets have some additional information along with some activities and points to ponder. At the back of the book is a quiz with answers and references to pages in the main text. The index may be helpful for those young researchers looking for more specific information; for richer information, researchers will need to refer to additional resources. Those readers who are interested in just learning some facts about space may need guidance in navigating the layout of the text. Readers just curious about different subjects in science or history may find different topics in the "Why Why Why" series that suit their interests. Reviewer: Carrie Hane Hung
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422215784
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Series: Why Why Why Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Which star keeps us warm? 4

When is it night time during the day? 5

Why is the Sun spotty? 5

Is Earth the only planet near the Sun? 6

Do other planets have moons? 7

What are the other planets like? 7

What is inside the Earth? 8

Why does the Moon change shape? 9

Why do we have day and night? 9

What is the hottest planet? 10

Why is Mars called the red planet? 11

Which planet has the biggest volcano? 11

Does Pluto have its own moon? 12

Why does Mercury look like the Moon? 13

Which planet is baking hot and freezing cold? 13

What is the biggest planet? 14

Which planet has rings? 15

Is there a giant made of gas? 15

Which planet rolls around? 16

Why does Neptune look so blue? 17

Why do Neptune and Pluto swap places? 17

Are there snowballs in space? 18

What is a shooting star? 18

Does the Sun have a belt? 19

How are stars made? 20

What is a group of stars called? 21

Are all stars white? 21

What is the Milky Way? 22

Can galaxies crash? 22

Do galaxies have arms? 23

How does a shuttle get into space? 24

How fast do rockets go? 25

When is a shuttle like a glider? 25

Why do astronauts float in space? 26

Where do astronauts go to sleep? 27

Why do astronauts wear spacesuits? 27

Are there robots in space? 28

Which probe has travelled the furthest? 29

Have probes been to Mars? 29

Quiz time 30

Index 32

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