The Focus On Elementary Astronomy Student Textbook introduces young students to the scientific discipline of astronomy. Students will learn about the history of astronomy, the telescope, the Moon and the Sun and their effects on Earth, solar and lunar eclipses, planets and their characteristics, our solar system, neighboring stars, our Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies, comets, asteroids, nebulae, other objects in space, and more. The Focus On Elementary Astronomy Student Textbook is clearly written and easy to understand with ten full-color chapters and many illustrations. It is suitable for grades K-4. (Softcover 78 pp) Hardcover available ($20 upgrade).
Note: The Focus On Series is a one-semester introductory science curriculum that focuses on one science subject at a time. In this single subject curriculum students will gain a solid basic understanding of science concepts and terminology to prepare them for further study. For a more in-depth, yearlong curriculum, see our Building Blocks Series.