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Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars
by Douglas Florian

What do you know about
The planets, stars, and moon?
Do you know what a galaxy is?
Would you like to find out soon?

Why is a black hole black?
Which planet is the speediest?
Which planet has the most moons?
Do you think that it's the greediest?

Which planet didn’t pass the test?
Which planet has ice caps?
Reading poems in this great book
Will wake you from your nap!

Research Links for
Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars

The Sun, A NASA Introduction

Interactive: We Choose the Moon
A Fun Animation: The Galaxy Song by Eric Idle!

A Study of the facts in the Galaxy Song

Awesome Hubble Telescope Video on YouTube

Space Puzzles

The Watchmaker

Watch the Space Station Being Built in this Flash Movie!

A View from Planet Earth
Solar System

Hubble Telescope Photographs

Beautiful Hubble Telescope Photos to Music

Alpha Centauri
The Sun Compared to Alpha Centauri
Your Weight on Another Planet
Star Light, Star Bright

Models showing sizes of planets and stars

Powers of Ten--Where We Are in the Universe


Literature Connection

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon by Catherine Thimmesh with Kids' Wings unit in Transformers

My Light by Molly Bang with Kids' Wings unit in Springboards and Transformers

Atherton, The House of Power by Patrick Carman with Kids' Wings unit in Transformers

Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars by Douglas Florian

A 10-Page Unit for Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars is a part of a collection of 24 units in Transformers.

The Unit Contains:
Discussion Cards
Crossword Puzzle
Planets Song
Evaluate the Illustrations in a Rubric
Readers’ Theater Activity
Map Study
Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities

and MORE!


Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars is one of the literature guides in the Kids Wings Transformers collection. Transformers contains more than 24 literature guides in the spiral-bound book with CD, recorded songs, and site license for one school, you'll find over 6 recorded songs, and 9 Jeopardy-type games. You'll love the books and will never get a better bargain on these professional literature guides written by a master teacher. Available while our supply lasts.


Antonio Lucio Vivaldi's classical composition: "Four Seasons" performed with our thanks by Kostas Lialiambis is this page's background music!


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