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The world's easiest astronomy book

Author: Hitoshi Nakagawa
Publisher: New York : One Peace Books, [2009].
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Overview: Can we live on the moon? Can we travel to the future? Why is the sky blue? Questions we all ponder are answered in The World's Easiest Astronomy Book, written by a former Aerospace Development Specialist turned high school teacher, Hitoshi Nakagawa. Hitoshi takes us through the difficult-to-understand subjects of space and the universe beyond with simple, easy-to-understand language and amusing diagrams  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hitoshi Nakagawa
ISBN: 9780978508449 0978508440
OCLC Number: 320803705
Description: 117 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Lesson 1: Do aliens really exist? --
Lesson 2: How many dimensions are there? --
Lesson 3: Everything we see is in the past --
Lesson 4: Everything is pulled together --
Lesson 5: Living at light speed --
Lesson 6: One-way ticket to the future --
Lesson 7: When the moon looks large --
Lesson 8: Life of the universe --
Lesson 9: Space elevator --
Lesson 10: Where does space start? --
Lesson 11: Why is the sky blue? --
Lesson 12: Define the universe --
Lesson 13: Centrifugal force of the earth --
Lesson 14: Beginning of the universe --
Lesson 15: What is outside the universe? --
Lesson 16: Could mankind live on the moon? --
Lesson 17: Day and night in space --
Lesson 18: Rotation of the earth --
Lesson 19: Bird in an airplane --
Lesson 20: Teleportation --
Lesson 21: Number of stars --
Lesson 22: Up and down in space --
Lesson 23: How far to the stars? --
Lesson 24: Temperature in space --
Lesson 25: Can you hear sound in space? --
Lesson 26: Is there wind in space? --
Lesson 27: Zero-gravity world --
Lesson 28: Straight line and the shortest path --
Lesson 29: Bodily changes in space --
Lesson 30: Objects in space --
Lesson 31: Direction of rotation in space --
Lesson 32: Space and garbage --
Lesson 33: Earth's atmosphere --
Lesson 34: State of vacuum --
Lesson 35: Getting into space --
Lesson 36: Theory of rocket flight --
Lesson 37: International Space Station --
Lesson 38: Life on the Space Station-language and food --
Lesson 39: Viewing the Space Station --
Lesson 40: Space exploration spinoffs --
Lesson 41: Comets --
Lesson 42: True nature of shooting stars --
Lesson 43: Meteorite --
Lesson 44: Why go into space.
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Overview: Can we live on the moon? Can we travel to the future? Why is the sky blue? Questions we all ponder are answered in The World's Easiest Astronomy Book, written by a former Aerospace Development Specialist turned high school teacher, Hitoshi Nakagawa. Hitoshi takes us through the difficult-to-understand subjects of space and the universe beyond with simple, easy-to-understand language and amusing diagrams drawn in crayon. If you ever wanted to know how the universe worked but didn't know where to get started, this guide provides the answers. Going beyond the assumptions of textbooks, this book makes for a wonderfully pleasant read while teaching you something along the way.

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Understandable

by winningreadings (WorldCat user published 2010-04-28) Very Good Permalink

What I Liked:  This book covers complex topics in an extremely easy-to-understand format.  It would make a sweet homeschool textbook for a middle grader, with each of its short 44 chapters the basis for a separate unit study.  Or it would be a good overview/introduction to astronomy...
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Astronomy made easy!

by CaApril (WorldCat user published 2009-11-03) Excellent Permalink

"The World's Easiest Astronomy Book" by Hitoshi Nakagawa is a wonderful little book that answers questions like "Why is the sky blue?" and "Is there wind in space?" in easy to understand language appropriate for middle...
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