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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The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. She then embarks on the journey of a lifetime from Earth to the outer edge of the Oort Cloud, located around 15 trillion km away, via the sun, moon, planets, satellites and asteroid belts. Maggie is committed to inspiring new generations of astronauts, engineers and scientists through her 'Tours of the Universe'.

Many books are being published on the subject but this is absolutely one of the best I've come across for children. A book that will leave its readers informed, inspired, intrigued and itching to find out as much as they can about the wonders of our Solar System and beyond. This mind-blowing book invites readers to join BBC presenter, 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. An inspiring woman full of knowledge ready to ensure there is a new generation of astronauts, scientists and astrophysicists!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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

Along the way, kids can 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 is designed for the younger audience but as someone involved in astronomy out reach with school children, I find it a great teaching aid. For Art Prints please allow 5 working days for unframed prints and 15 working days for framed prints/ stretched canvas. The introduction provides an excellent overview of the Solar System as well as introducing Dr Maggie as the tour guide.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. This book breaks down some really complicated science into bitesize chunks that children can process and use. In 2006 she was one of six ‘Women of Outstanding Achievement’ winners with GetSET Women and in 2009 she was awarded a Member of the British Empire for her services to science and education. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. This fantastic, imaginative reference book would be a wonderful resource in the classroom and treasured by any young person with an interest in space.



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