Exploring dangers in space : asteroids, space junk, and more

by Silverman, Buffy.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Easy Readers ER j 523.6 SI
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Easy Readers
Call Number  ER j 523.6 SI
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 551.3 SI3
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
Call Number  J 551.3 SI3

Have objects from space ever hit Earth? Yes! Every day small meteoroids crash into the atmosphere. Some burn up, but some hit the ground. Space junk also falls to Earth. Comets and asteroids struck Earth long ago. In this book, you'll learn how scientists watch out for large collisions and what they might do if Earth is in danger. As part of the Searchlight Books(tm) collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What's Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers!

Space rocks
Asteroids and comets
Smaller space objects
Craters, crashes, and dinosaurs
Space watch.

Additional Information
Series Searchlight books. What's amazing about space?
Subjects Collisions (Astrophysics) -- Juvenile literature.
Near-Earth objects -- Juvenile literature.
Asteroids -- Collisions with Earth -- Juvenile literature.
Comets -- Collisions with Earth -- Juvenile literature.
Space debris -- Juvenile literature.
Meteoroids -- Juvenile literature.
Space debris.
Publisher Minneapolis :Lerner Publications,2012
Language English
Description 40 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 39) and index.
ISBN 9780761354468 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0761354468 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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