The Night Sky Monopoly: Solar System Edition is the perfect gift for classic Monopoly or astronomy buffs. Buy the hottest planets and dodge space junk as you travel out of this world and around the board in this fast-dealing cosmic trading game. The Night Sky Monopoly board game will provide hours of fun, and possibly some education, during those starry nights.
The SkyScout is a revolutionary handheld device that uses advanced GPS technology with point and click convenience to identify thousands of stars, planets, constellations and more.
- Authentically detailed 3-D lunar landscape.
- Automatic or manual function shows 12 main phases of the moon.
- MP3 download code included provides a guided tour of the moon.
- Auto shut off
- Hangs on wall
An orbiting Solar System right in your room. Now you can explore the wonders of the solar system right in your own room. Just look up at your ceiling and watch as all nine planets orbit around the light-up sun. Listen as the audio CD takes you on a fascinating tour of our solar system. Use the included light-pointer to locate each planet and make comets and meteors streak through the sky.
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim s Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library
Space Exploration The Planets, Moon, Stars, Solar System, and Rockets. Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it. Learn about rocket propulsion with balloons and chemically powered rockets. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it. Find out how Earth's rotation creates day and night, how Earth's axis and revolution around the sun causes the seasons, and how the moon's rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon. See for yourself how meteorites formed the craters on the moon. Make a moon flipbook and a moon calendar. Build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun. Grasp a comet's tail and learn how meteoroids become falling stars. A full-color, 32-page experiment book guides your space exploration.
"An excellent introduction to astronomy for beginners and a field guide for experts." -- -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"An excellent introduction to astronomy for beginners and a field guide for experts." -- Review
"Brimming with dazzling celestial photographs and timely astronomical information, the newly revised Peterson Field Guide to the Stars and Planets is a must-have resource for any amateur stargazer." -- -- Country Living Gardener