Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 3.7
Lexile® Measure: 910L
Guided Reading: T
About This Book
Pretend you can go far, far back in time to about five billion years ago. Huge clouds of dust and gas are swirling around in space. Each cloud stretches across trillions of miles. As time goes by, the dust and gas pull closer together. The clouds shrink, but they are still huge. They are now millions of miles across. This book is filled with many wonderful color photos and the History of Mars.
Recognized as an exemplar text by the Common Core State Standards, this updated version of DISCOVERING MARS features a new cover and the latest information and discoveries about the red planet.
Featuring incredible photos and new information about the latest research into Mars, this updated edition of DISCOVERING MARS covers everything about the great red planet, from past to present.
Topics include myths and facts about life on Mars, a history of NASA's Mars research, including the Rover missions, and ideas about our potential future relationship with the planet. With its lively text narrative and beautiful color photos, students and teachers alike will enjoy learning everything there is to know about Mars.