Imagine building a rocket and blasting off into space!
But to really do that you’ll need to apply a fair bit of science.
This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand why gravity matters, and how to power a rocket and land safely back on Earth. Discover why rockets are rocket-shaped and what happens when you create a chemical reaction – and lots, lots more!
This book is part of the Space Scienceseries, which covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations.
Space Science is the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing ‘how’, ‘what’, and ‘why’ facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily-available materials that won’t break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson – a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter – who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System … and beyond!
For readers aged 9+
Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Space Science for Looking Into Space Science for Rocketing Into Space Science for Surviving in Space