The Milky Way

The Milky Way

by Gregory L Vogt


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This lively and informative book offers beginning readers a simple introduction to the Milky Way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761349891
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: Early Bird Astronomy Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Gregory L. Vogt is a senior project manager with the center for educational outreach at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. His duties focus on space biomedicine, teacher training, and work with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Vogt began his career as an eighth grade science teacher and later joined the NASA Aerospace Education Services Program. He established the Teaching from Space office at the NASA Johnson Space Center. He is a former science museum director. Vogt is an educational consultant and the author of many curriculum guides and more than 90 juvenile and adult science books.

Table of Contents

The Milky Way — Billions of stars — The sun — Types of stars — Nebulas — Clusters — Black holes — Other galaxies — When galaxies collide.

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