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Earth and Space: The Sun

The Earth and Space

Key stage: Key Stage 3

No. of pages 48

Great for age 7-14 years
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: Our Local Star How the Sun Began The Sun in the Middle The Sun and the Ancients Early Science of the Sun The Sun's Size and Shape The Structure of the Sun At the Heart of the Sun The Sun's Inner Layers The Sun's Surface A Halo Around the Sun Sunspots and Solar Flares Arches and Loops The Sun as a Magnet Eclipses and Transits The Solar Wind The Sun and Life on Earth How we Observe the Sun How we Explore the Sun The Future Timeline of Discovery Glossary Further Information Index

This book is in the following series:

What If?

The Earth and Space

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