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Contents Introduction Contents Introduction Chapter 1 The Nearby Sky 1-1 Building an Astrolab to Determine Latitude 1-2 Building a Sundial to Find the Path of the Sun 1-3 What Causes Seasonal Changes? 1-4 Making a Model of the Moon's Path 1-5 A Look at Some Planets Chapter 2 The Nearby Sky and Beyond 2-1* Making a Scale Model of the Solar System 2-2 How To Make a Sky Clock 2-3 Building and Using a Spectroscope 2-4 Using Parallax to Measure Distances to Stars Chapter 3 The Sun: Our Very Own Star 3-1 The Diameter and Volume of the Sun and Earth 3-2 A Model of a Solar Eclipse 3-3 Model of a Lunar Eclipse 3-4 Sun and Direction 3-5 Making a Shadow Clock Chapter 4 Moon 4-1 Moving Charges and Magnetic Fields 4-2 Moon Observations 4-3 A Model of the Moon, Earth, and Sun 4-4 Determining the Size of the Moon 4-5 Using Binoculars to get a Closer Look Chapter 5 Man Into Space 5-1* What Is the Effect of Air Resistance on Moving Objects? 5-2 Why Doesn't the Moon Fall Down to Earth? 5-3* Launching a Balloon Rocket 5-4* Simulating Weightlessness 5-5 Finding Your Weight in Space Further Reading Internet Addresses Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Space sciences -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Science projects -- Juvenile literature.