Everything you ever wanted to know about space in e-book format Take your child on a journey to space and beyond, they'll learn what space is and take a whirl around the sun, moon and stars. Packed with never-seen-before images from the International Space Archive and out-of-this-world pictures from NASA missions, they'll explore our universe as never before. Exclusive interviews, eyewitness accounts, incredible facts and more will teach them everything they need to know. It's an incredible look at the universe in which we live - perfect for space enthusiasts and budding astronomers.
"No one has yet visited Mars - at least, no humans have. Robot rovers have explored the surface of the Red Planet, and it's the job of people on Earth to control their every movement. Find out what's involved in being a rover driver, the tools and skills you need, and the difficulties of controlling something that's millions of miles away"--Provided by publisher.
Takes the reader on an imaginary trip through the solar system and beyond. From Earth to the farthest galaxies readers will learn about the science and history of the worlds that make up the universe. Includes information and photos from recent missions beyond Earth.
Bring key school subjects to life for your child with The New Children's Encyclopedia. With hundreds of topics, thousands of fantastic pictures, your child will find countless ways to find out more about everything. Open up a whole universe of knowledge and wonder for your child. Starting with an exciting voyage through outer space, they'll explore the living world, people and places and even have an under-the-skin encounter with the workings of the human body. Perfect for dipping in and out of, or for reading through, your child will learn from special features including maps, charts, timelines and thousands of facts on key curriculum topics. Perfect for homework, projects or just for fun!
Education is a field sometimes beset by theories-of-the-day and with easy panaceas that overpromise the degree to which they can alleviate pressing educational problems. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that have stood the test of time and those that have provided the historical foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. Drawing together a team of international scholars, this invaluable reference examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, this work offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Features: Over 300 signed entries by trusted experts in the field are organized into two volumes and overseen by a distinguished General Editor and an international Editorial Board. Entries are followed by cross references and further reading suggestions. A Chronology of Theory within the field of education highlights developments over the centuries; a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically, and a master Bibliography facilitates further study. The Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references combine for strong search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic version. Available in a choice of print or electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy is an ideal reference for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary educational theory.
"Wishart and the staff of the Center for Great Plains Studies have compiled a wide-ranging (pun intended) encyclopedia of this important region. Their objective was to 'give definition to a region that has traditionally been poorly defined,' and they have
What does the Universe comprise of? The Sun, the Moon, the Earth, the Stars! But there lay more radical specifics beyond these heavenly bodies. This volume is a holistic attempt on the colossal facts that are unexplored and often overlooked. Explicitly presented with the help of graphs, statistics and pictures, we have leveraged to provide you with a complete experience in Space and its myriad essentials. Thoroughly researched and analysed, the facts- right from the beginning of the Universe to the contemporary developments are interestingly coupled with fun-filled nuggets. The volume also supports radical content on the pioneers of Astronomy and the scientific coup that man has accomplished over time. This book shall help you in understanding your world in a better way.