Boy, were we wrong about the solar system!

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski

Publisher: Dutton Children"s Books in New York

Written in English
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  • Solar system -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Errors, Scientific -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Solar system.,
  • Errors, Scientific.

About the Edition

An informative look at how scientific theories have changed over time concerning the solar system.

Edition Notes

StatementKathleen V. Kudlinski ; illustrated by John Rocco.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsRocco, John, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB501.3 .K83 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23115030M
ISBN 100525469796
ISBN 109780525469797
LC Control Number2007050557

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Boy, were they wrong. In this follow-up to the award-winning Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs!, Kathleen Kudlinski and John Rocco look at the mistakes, mishaps, and creativity that are part of scientific discovery.

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* "Rocco's illustrations grow more colorful and realistic as the story moves into the modern age, matching the text's smooth flow and sense of progress.

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Beginning with the premise that the Earth was flat, Kudlinski shows how early Greek astronomers came to realize it was round. Showing of 4 book results. Were We Wrong about Dinosaurs. by Kathleen V. Kudlinski and S.D. Schindler. 4 Resources.

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I am a media specialist in a K-4 public school that serves students. Kathleen V. Kudlinski's BOY, WERE WE WRONG ABOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM. is a light-hearted examination of the mistaken theories about the solar system--and how science has changed over time. Fun drawings by John Rocco accompany light examinations of original theories and how they came to be disproven, from new technological advancements to the.

Description of the book "Boy, Were We Wrong about the Solar System!": Some people used to think that Earth was smack-dab in the middle of the universe, with all the stars and planets held in the sky by giant glass balls.

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If you have holds on the shelf, they will be held until we reopen. Discover an array of library resources you can access from home, available anytime. The Boy, Were We Wrong picture book series tackles the solar system—perfect for Common Core standards and STEM education. Some people used to think that Earth was smack-dab in the middle of the universe, with all the stars and planets held in the sky by giant glass balls.

The author of Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs. () returns with the story of humankind's changing understanding of outer space. Beginning with the premise that the Earth was flat, Kudlinski shows how early Greek astronomers came to realize it was round.

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This is a great picture book to use with intermediate students in order to show how ideas in science change over time. There are comprehension questions for the book as well as an examina /5(8).

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Boy, Were We Wrong about the Solar System. 作者: Kudlinski, Kathleen V./ Rocco, John (ILT) 出版年: 页数: 32 定价: 元 ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Cancelled due to insufficient registration. Phone 1 E Front St, Media, PA Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch later.

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In "Boy, Were We Wrong About the Solar System" students are introduced to the early idea that ships would fall off the edge of Earth if they sailed far enough! In each of her books, Kudlinski presents many scientific explanations that were later dispelled as new evidence was discovered.total mass of the solar system.

About three-quarters of the Sun consists of hydrogen; the rest is mostly helium. Less than 2% consists of heavier elements, including oxygen, carbon, gold, iron, and others.

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The book does, of course, still cover the scientific.