Destination: Jupiter

Destination: Jupiter

by Seymour Simon

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Destination: Jupiter by Seymour Simon

When the unmanned spacecraft Galileo landed on Jupiter in 1995, what mysteries did it uncover?...

Did you know that...

  • Jupiter is so large that more than 1,300 planet Earths could fit inside.

  • The Great Red Spot on the planet is actually an enormous hurricane that changes in size and color over the years.

  • A person weighing 100 pounds on Earth would weigh 264 pounds on Jupiter.

  • Life might exist on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons.

Prepare yourself for an amazing voyage through space. Your destination: Jupiter!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064437592
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/21/2000
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 696,568
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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