Out of This World 2

Developed in collaboration with NASA, meet eight high-profile scientists, and learn about the cutting-edge innovations they are working on to push the boundaries of space exploration. Discover the unique problems of living in space, exploring Mars and Venus, and protecting humans and spacecraft from dangerous conditions with this easy-to-read series about complex space topics. Each title includes an “Inventor Challenge,” a student activity that mirrors the Think, Create, Share, and Grow principles of the AASL Standards Framework for Learners. A glossary and index are also included!

Books in Series

  • Clockwork Venus Rover
  • Expandable Space Habitat
  • Leaping Low-Gravity Explorers
  • Mars-Exploring Flying Swarm
  • Martian Cave Colonies
  • Second-Skin Spacesuit
  • Solar-Surfing Space Probes
  • Fusion-Powered Spacecraft

SKU: 20435
ISBN: 978-0-7166-6261-7
Pages: 384
Volumes: 8
Price: $199.00
    • “NASA’s Innovative Advanced Projects grant program funds individuals developing unique and daring space technologies, and the Out of This World series introduces readers to some of these scientists, providing engaging biographical profiles and descriptions of their work.”
    • “The books follow a similar format, with topics presented in two-page spreads filled with vivid fonts, quotes, and attention-getting full-color photos.”
    • “Each volume features brief paragraphs and accessible language, ample technical background, biographical details, and pop-culture references (Star Trek, Lost in Space, The Martian), plus the cutting-edge technology should capture and keep the attention of readers.”
    • “Topics are presented in spreads filled with vivid fonts, quotes, and attention-getting color photographs.”

    Booklist, May 2021