Exploring dangers in space : asteroids, space junk, and more
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
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!
Asteroids and comets
Smaller space objects
Craters, crashes, and dinosaurs
|Series||Searchlight books. What's amazing about space?|
-- 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.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis :Lerner Publications,2012
40 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 39) and index.
|ISBN||9780761354468 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0761354468 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)