Extra Terrestrials: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

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Title: Extra Terrestrials

Author: Julieta Fierro

Editor: Lectorum

Year: 2000

ISBN: 968-5270-10-4

Suggested reader’s academic level: 5th or 6th grade

This book is 177 pages long and is written in simple Spanish. It has various examples, images, and activities for the reader. The author’s purpose is to answer the following questions: When, where, why and how life comes to be? What is the relationship between living beings and the Universe?

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This book is 177 pages long and is written in simple Spanish. It has various examples, images, and activities for the reader. The author’s purpose is to answer the following questions: When, where, why and how life comes to be? What is the relationship between living beings and the Universe? In order to answer these questions, the author explains in a simple and brief way a few concepts of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Wonder of Life
    • Life on Earth
    • The capacity to Self-Replicate
    • Development of Life
    • Evolution
    • The Importance of Diversity
    • Communication
    • Life Under Extreme Conditions
    • Death
  • How do we know that life in Earth did not come from different places in the Cosmos?
  • Extra Terrestrial Life
  • Beings from another World
  • Shutting Stars
  • Known forms of Rocks
  • Water
    • Astronauts Sweat
    • Water on the Moon
    • Water on a Meteor
    • Comets
    • Water in Europa
    • Water in Calixto
  • Life in other Worlds of the Solar System
    • Venus
    • Life in Mars
    • Jupiter
    • Titan
  • The New Worlds
  • Write Your Story
  • Extra Terrestrials in the Media
  • Life of the Stars
  • Drake’s Equation
    • The Galaxy
    • The Number of Stars that Form in our Galaxy
    • Uncertainties of Astronomy
    • And Now Drake’s Equation
  • Our Messages
    • The Binary Code
    • Space Probe Pioneer 10
    • Space Probes Voyager
  • Distance to the Stars
    • Approximate Dimensions of the Universe
    • Light
    • Telescopes
  • Radiotelescopes
  • The SETI Project
  • Join the Search
  • Visits of Extra Terrestrials
  • Laws for Extra Terrestrials
  • Some Other Irrefutable Proves
  • Spatial Junk
  • Rockets
    • Build Your Own Rocket
  • Mexican Satellites
  • Spatial Pollution
  • Discoveries
    • Puebla 1992
    • Ice in Teotihuacan
    • Roswell
  • Travel to a Greater Speed than the Speed of Light
  • The Stars Recycle
  • Space Voyagers
  • How to Prove How Hard is Extra Terrestrial Communication and the Validity of a Report?
  • How do Extra Terrestrials Live?
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary

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