Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to stars, black holes, and other mysteries of outer space. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of deep-space photography, cutaways and illustrations, quiz questions, and quirky trivia facts, it’s the perfect book for any kid looking to expand their universe.
What is spaghettification? Which planet in our solar system has the most moons? What are NEOs, and why do scientists track them? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Universe, which features photographs of planets, galaxies, and stars found throughout space. Detailed cutaways reveal the interior of astronomical oddities like Jupiter’s massive molten core, while “fact files” provide a closer look at the planets in our solar system, indexing each planet based on diameter, number of moons, and distance from the sun. From gas giants to spiral galaxies and everything in between, DKfindout! Universe captures the mysteries of space in a unique and fun way.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.
FormatPaperback / softback Trade paperback (US)