Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop on an astronomy timeline to learn the story of how primitive ancient beliefs evolved over centuries to become a high-technology science. Crack up over the humorous sidebars that expand on the topic of space with examples, explanations, diagrams, quizzes, and even short activities to enhance understanding. Use the references and further reading recommendations at the end to help find more information about astronomy, perfect for assignments or just wanted to know more about the coolest topic in the galaxy! Divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions and amazing full-color illustrations, Space Dictionary for Kids is a must-have for any kid’s home library!
Amy Anderson graduated summa cum laude from Austin College in 2015 with a triple major in physics, math, and theatre. She is currently a graduate student in theoretical physics at Rice University.
Brian Anderson is the author of the "Zack Proton" outer space comedy chapter books. He has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Knox College in Galesburg, IL, and a master's degree in marine science and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Texas.