Why Does the Earth Need the Moon?
Title Why Does the Earth Need the Moon? PDF eBook
Author Devin Dennie
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Pages 144
Release 2019-04-04
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 0241403383

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Explore the science behind more than 200 questions about our planet. DK's exciting new Earth encyclopedia answers children's biggest, and weirdest, geography questions, covering volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, and more! Did you know that the Earth's biggest waterfall is underwater, or that mountains grow? This children's book, ideal for ages 6-8, will help inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of yet! Can you freeze in a desert? Can humans make it rain? Is there life on moss? Covering amazing landforms, deep-sea wonders, and awesome weather, Do You Know About Earth? helps children get to grips with the massive topic that is our planet. Important issues such as global warming and plastics in the ocean are introduced alongside key geography topics so that children can learn all about how nature works, and discover what we can do to keep the Earth healthy. Get your children learning with this amazing Earth book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds.



Moon and Tides
Title Moon and Tides PDF eBook
Author Rob Lang
Publisher Creative Teaching Press
Pages 28
Release 2009-02
Genre Moon
ISBN 9781591987086

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How does it effect our plant to have a moon? What does the moon have to do with the tides? Did you even know they were connected? Book jacket.



What If the Moon Didn't Exist
Title What If the Moon Didn't Exist PDF eBook
Author Neil F. Comins
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Pages 342
Release 1993
Genre Astronomy
ISBN

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What if we had two moons? Or if the earth were less dense, or if our solar system were younger? Comins analyzes how differences would affect the plant, animal, and human life on our planet. A fascinating examination of the earth's place in the solar system--and just how fragile that place is.



The Moon
Title The Moon PDF eBook
Author David Schrunk
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Pages 261
Release 2007-11-27
Genre Science
ISBN 0387739823

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This extraordinary book details how the Moon could be used as a springboard for Solar System exploration. It presents a realistic plan for placing and servicing telescopes on the Moon, and highlights the use of the Moon as a base for an early warning system from which to combat threats of near-Earth objects. A realistic vision of human development and settlement of the Moon over the next one hundred years is presented, and the author explains how global living standards for the Earth can be enhanced through the use of lunar-based generated solar power. From that beginning, the people of the Earth would evolve into a spacefaring civilisation.



The Moon
Title The Moon PDF eBook
Author Oliver Morton
Publisher Hachette UK
Pages 352
Release 2019-06-04
Genre Science
ISBN 154176806X

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An intimate portrait of the Earth's closest neighbor--the Moon--that explores the history and future of humankind's relationship with it Every generation has looked towards the heavens and wondered at the beauty of the Moon. Fifty years ago, a few Americans became the first to do the reverse--and shared with Earth-bound audiences the view of their own planet hanging in the sky instead. Recently, the connection has been discovered to be even closer: a fragment of the Earth's surface was found embedded in a rock brought back from the Moon. And astronauts are preparing to return to the surface of the Moon after a half-century hiatus--this time to the dark side. Oliver Morton explores how the ways we have looked at the Moon have shaped our perceptions of the Earth: from the controversies of early astronomers such as van Eyck and Galileo, to the Cold War space race, to the potential use of the Moon as a stepping stone for further space exploration. Advanced technologies, new ambitions, and old dreams mean that men, women, and robots now seem certain to return to the Moon. For some, it is a future on which humankind has turned its back for too long. For others, an adventure yet to begin.



Why Does the Moon Change Shape?
Title Why Does the Moon Change Shape? PDF eBook
Author Melissa Stewart
Publisher Marshall Cavendish
Pages 40
Release 2009
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 9780761429210

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The Moon is always changing-or at least it looks that way. In Why Does the Moon Change Shape?, we find out the phases the Moon goes through every month and how Earth's rotation affects what we see in the night sky. Book jacket.



Earth and Earth's Moon
Title Earth and Earth's Moon PDF eBook
Author World Book
Publisher
Pages 181
Release 2013
Genre Earth (Planet)
ISBN 9780716618935

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How does Earth support life? What is the moon made of? How does the moon move around Earth? Read this book to find out!