Posts Tagged ‘meteorite’

Blast Off! Books about Space

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Space is all over the news these days, keep your young scientist filled with facts with these topical books!

Questions about meteors, like the one that lit up the sky over Russia last week? Read up on when a meteor becomes a meteorite and what happens once it hits the Earth…

Those are the facts, but what about the fun? Try these fictional accounts of meteors…

Curious about life in space? Who got there first? What do astronauts eats and more importantly–where do they go to the bathroom?!

If you have a kid aged 8-11 who is crazy about space, you won’t want to miss March’s You Wouldn’t Want to Be…book club.

This book club explores the gritty side of history with crafts, snacks and activities. In March we’ll be reading You Wouldn’t Want to be on Apollo 13! by Ian Graham

Ever wanted to take a tour of the International Space Station? Here is your chance!

Follow former commander Sunita Williams of NASA as she take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of humankind’s tiny home away from home.