Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail cover

Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail With today’s technology, reaching the edge of the solar system takes decades, partly because...

Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail

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    With today’s technology, reaching the edge of the solar system takes decades, partly because rockets need fuel and heavy fuel slows down the rockets. Traveling without the weight of fuel would be faster, but what would the craft use to move forward? Kids can find the answers in Solar-Wind-Riding Electric Sail! They can read how NASA engineer Bruce Wiegmann plans to use solar wind to move his ship faster and farther into outer space. In collaboration with the NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts...

    BOLT Sport Bikes cover

    Sport Bikes Paperback The vivid photographs in Sport Bikes bring the excitement of riding these powerful machines to life...

    Sport Bikes Paperback

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      The vivid photographs in Sport Bikes bring the excitement of riding these powerful machines to life for young readers. Charts, diagrams, and a timeline help young learners understand the history and development of sport bikes. As they follow along, kids will learn what makes these motorcycles unique!

      Matter and Its Properties cover

      Matter and Its Properties Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will explore elements, compounds, and the...

      Matter and Its Properties

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        Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will explore elements, compounds, and the properties of matter. They will have fun learning about molecules, protons, and neutrons. They will learn to read the periodic table, which is featured in a large, full spread.

        Matter and How it Changes cover

        Matter and How It Changes Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will explore how matter changes physically...

        Matter and How It Changes

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          Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will explore how matter changes physically and chemically. They will have fun learning about such concepts as melting, evaporation, and suspension.

          BOLT Supercars cover

          Supercars The colorful, detailed photographs in Supercars bring the excitement of driving these powerful...

          Supercars

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            The colorful, detailed photographs in Supercars bring the excitement of driving these powerful machines to life for young readers. Charts, graphs, and a timeline, help young learners understand how they work.

            Light cover

            Light Follow cartoon character “Light” through raindrops, eyeballs, and telescopes to find out! Through...

            Light

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              Follow cartoon character “Light” through raindrops, eyeballs, and telescopes to find out! Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will learn about light waves, colors, and lenses.

              Building Blocks of Life Science for Kids

              Traits and Heredity This graphic nonfiction book introduces how genes impact an organism's inherited traits, including...

              Traits and Heredity

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                This graphic nonfiction book introduces how genes impact an organism's inherited traits, including variation, hybrids, mutations, and nature versus nurture.

                Squishy Fishy Robot Explorers cover

                Squishy, Fishy Robot Explorers Water is an essential ingredient to all forms of life as we know it. Is it possible that there is...

                Squishy, Fishy Robot Explorers

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                  Water is an essential ingredient to all forms of life as we know it. Is it possible that there is life in the icy ocean that covers Jupiter’s moon Europa? Find out in Squishy, Fishy Robot Explorers! Learn how engineering professor Mason Peck plans to create fishlike robots to explore distant and unknown body of water. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects on the cutting edge of space exploration and space technology!

                  Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti cover

                  Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti What does it take to land a space probe safely on another planet? Would you need expensive...

                  Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti

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                    What does it take to land a space probe safely on another planet? Would you need expensive parachutes or complicated rockets to keep the probe from crashing to the ground? In Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti, kids will learn how engineer Kendra Short plans to land her space probes with ease by creating an entirely new type of computer. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that are on the cutting edge of space science. ...

                    Laser-Sailing Starships cover

                    Laser-Sailing Starships Have you ever dreamed of visiting a distant planet or star? Even the closest stars are so far away...

                    Laser-Sailing Starships

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                      Have you ever dreamed of visiting a distant planet or star? Even the closest stars are so far away that a visit might seem impossible—but maybe not! With Laser-Sailing Starships, kids will learn how physicist Philip Lubin plans to create space probes that can sail to the stars on a beam of light! In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that represent bold new advances in space technology.

                      Web-Spinning Space Spiders

                      Web-Spinning Space Spiders How can you launch a big spacecraft without using a big, expensive rocket? How would you overcome...

                      Web-Spinning Space Spiders

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                        How can you launch a big spacecraft without using a big, expensive rocket? How would you overcome gravity and protect scientific equipment during the bumpy launch? Kids can find out in Web-Spinning Space Spiders! Follow along and read how physicist and engineer Robert Hoyt plans to create spiderlike machines to construct spacecraft in orbit around Earth. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that represent bold new advances in...

                        Alien Cave Explorers

                        Alien Cave Explorers Have you ever explored a cave? What about a cave on Mars? With the book Alien Cave Explorers, young...

                        Alien Cave Explorers

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                          Have you ever explored a cave? What about a cave on Mars? With the book Alien Cave Explorers, young readers can meet engineer William “Red” Whittaker. He doesn’t know what might be in Martian caves. But he aims to find out! Kids can read how Whittaker plans to create a robot that can explore the unknown caves of the Red Planet. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book feature projects that represent the cutting edge of modern space exploration.