This curriculum-based, easy-to-follow book teaches young readers about Earth as one of the eight planets in our solar system in astronomical terms. With accessible text, it provides the fundamental information any student needs to begin their studies in astronomy, such as how Earth spins and revolves around the Sun, why it’s uniquely suitable for life, its physical features, atmosphere, biosphere, moon, its past, future, and more. To enhance the learning experience, many of the images come directly from NASA. This straightforward title offers the fundamental information any student needs to spark an interest in astronomy.
Series: Planetary Exploration
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: O
Lexile Level: 900
ISBN: 9781508104117 (Print) 9781508103448 (E-book)