The Universe. The Earth, the planets, the stars, the galaxies...: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

Book Cover: El Universo.  La Tierra, los planetas, las estrellas, las galaxias... Book Cover: El Universo.  La Tierra, los planetas, las estrellas, las galaxias...

Title: The Universe. The Earth, the planets, the stars, the galaxies...

Author: Anna Alter and Pascal Weil

Translation: Sergi Torner Castellas

Publisher: Françoise Vibert-Guigue y Nathalie Weil

Year: 2000

ISBN: 84-8332-219-6

Suggested reader’s academic level: Elementary School

This book is fun to read and easy to understand. The children begin with Earth, where they learn that the Earth is a planet in the big empty universe and that Earth rotates on its axis. Later on, they learn about our solar system, about terrestrial and gaseous planets and that the Sun is a star. They learn about stars and galaxies, the birth and death of stars, super red giants, red giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes.

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This book is fun to read and easy to understand. There are question and answer boxes at the side of each section that can be helpful to understand many of the concepts introduced. In seventy pages with four chapters, the children will enjoy learning about all the interesting facts of the universe. The children begin with Earth, where they learn that the Earth is a planet in the big empty universe and that Earth rotates on its axis. Later on, they learn about our solar system; they learn that planets rotate around the Sun, about terrestrial and gaseous planets and that the Sun is a star. Furthermore, they learn about stars and galaxies. The reader is introduced to the birth and death of stars. In one fascinating chapter, they learn about super red giants, red giants, white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes.

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