The series covers and expands upon the national curriculum's coverage of 'the earth, the Solar System and beyond' throughout KS3 and into the beginnings of KS4. Each book examines how we know what we know about the Earth and beyond and charts the history of these discoveries.
The series also examines how much is still to be discovered and what plans are in place for future explorations.
This book is part of a book series called The Earth And Space .
This book is suitable for Key Stage 3. KS3 covers school years 7, 8 and 9, and ages 12-14 years. A key stage is any of the fixed stages into which the national curriculum is divided, each having its own prescribed course of study. At the end of each stage, pupils are required to complete standard assessment tasks.
There are 48 pages in this book. This book was published 2009 by Hachette Children's Group .
Steve Parker is an experienced non-fiction children's writer who also wrote the Look at Your Body series.
This book has the following chapters: Smaller objects in Space Comet Heads and Tails Inside a Comet Comets' Journeys Comets in History Naming Comets How Asteroids were formed Asteroids Big and Small Asteroids Near and Far Asteroids Near Earth Collision with Earth? Bodies beyond Neptune The Three Ms Shooting Stars Meteor Showers and Storms Crashing into Earth Great Meteorite Strikes How we Observe Comets, Asteroids and Meteors How we Explore Comets, Asteroids and Meteors The Future Timeline of Discovery Glossary Further Information Index
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