Astronomers in Action

Astronomers in Action

by Anne Rooney


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Step inside the fascinating world of today's working scientists. Each book in this series examines the great variety of work scientists do within a particular field. Learn about the processes and practices scientists use to answer questions. Mini-biographies of current scientists and hands-on investigations will inspire your scientific curiosity. Astronomers in Action, Astronomers ask questions about distant stars and galaxies to help figure out what lies even beyond them. Find out how astronomers apply scientific principles in the real world as they work to better understand the universe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778746461
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/15/2018
Series: Scientists in Action
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

What Is Astronomy? 4

Astronomers at Work 6

Astronomy Past and Present 8

Astronomers as Scientists 10

Asking Questions 12

Starting an Investigation 14

Collecting Data 16

Working with Data 18

Sharing Information 20

Working Together 22

Science Goes On 24

Hands-on Investigation 26

Looking Ahead 29

Learning More 30

Glossary 31

Index & About the Author 32

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