Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

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Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

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This non-fiction text is presented as a ‘grand tour’ that children are invited to go on at the start of the book. This mind-blowing book invites readers to join BBC presenter and renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System – visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, and travelling to places where no human has been before.

Very pleased with purchase and recommend for any parent who wants their child to enjoy STEM subjects. This marvellous exploration of the history, design, engineering, technology and innovation of car-making is essential reading for any child with an interest in cars. For Art Prints please allow 5 working days for unframed prints and 15 working days for framed prints/ stretched canvas. Overcoming Dyslexia to study at Imperial College, she obtained her degree in Physics and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. Each page is packed full of interesting information written in an accessible style and accompanied by fabulous illustrations, diagrams and photographs, which help bring the experience to life.We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. She already has another book by this author which loves and I’m sure she’ll enjoy this one even though it is held out to be for 8-11 year olds. also BBC 2) and was one of the Scientists on Channel 4’s Brave New World as well as regular stints on The One Show . To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This fantastic, imaginative reference book would be a wonderful resource in the classroom and treasured by any young person with an interest in space.

Maggie is a pioneering figure in promoting science to the public and runs her own company engaging children and adults all over the world with the wonders of space science.You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more.

This book breaks down some really complicated science into bitesize chunks that children can process and use. This is like an enhanced glossary with information set out clearly and accessibly, including a really useful list of ‘space words’, to which I referred regularly as I read the book.At the end of the book is a ‘database’ of fascinating facts, such as how long it would take to travel to each planet, as well as details about scientists, engineers and astronauts, whose pioneering work has provided a greater understanding of what lies beyond planet Earth. From spotting solar flares on the Sun to exploring objects at the edge of the icy Oort Cloud, this fun, action-packed title leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned. Maggie is committed to inspiring new generations of astronauts, engineers and scientists through her 'Tours of the Universe'. This richly-illustrated collection of inspiring true stories is a celebration of Black history from the 16th century to the present day, showcasing the achievements of more than 50 remarkable icons from across the globe.



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