The sun and the wind test their strength by seeing which of them can cause a man to remove his coat, demonstrating the value of using gentle persuasion rather than force as a means of achieving a goal.
In order to win an interview with an astronaut and a trip to space camp, George competes in a physical fitness contest, but in his determination to win, he misses how much this prize means to his friend, Alex.
"A picture book that can be read front-to-back or back-to-front. Start from one end and journey from outer space down to the sea; start from the other end and journey from deep in the sea out to a distant planet"--
Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is hit by a passing satellite and sent on what turns out to be a great adventure from the asteroid belt to Earth. Includes "space facts.".
The Magic School Bus Presents our Solar System is packed with incredible photographs,amazing facts, and everthing you ever wanted to know about all eight planets, the Sun, comets, meteors, asteroids, and much, much more.
Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!
When the residents of a far-distant planet send a message to Earth asking for someone to meet with them, the President of the United States asks Stanley Lambchop, an all-American boy, to be his ambassador.
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.