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Title:
A look at Mars
Author:
Spangenburg, Ray, 1939-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the history of human ideas about Mars, its geology and moons, missions to the Red Planet, and the possibility of life on Mars.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1110 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.5 2.0 66810.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.8 6 Quiz: 32114 Guided reading level: U.
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ISBN:
9780531117170
Format :
Book

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Summary

This Series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Science: Earth and Space Science History and Nature of Science Science and Technology Science in Personal and Social Perspectives Social Studies: Global Connections Individual, Groups, & Institutions Science, Technology, & Scoiety Time, Continuity, & Change


Author Notes

Ray Spangenburg is an author who specializes in writing about science and technology. As a journalist he has covered NASA and related science activities for many years.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Introduction: A Journey to Marsp. 9
Chapter 1 Early Ideas About the Universep. 13
Chapter 2 Mars and the Imaginationp. 24
Chapter 3 Spacecraft to Marsp. 34
Chapter 4 Getting to Know Marsp. 50
Chapter 5 The Search for Life Continuesp. 66
Chapter 6 Future Missions to Marsp. 77
Missions to Mars: Vital Statisticsp. 87
Exploring Mars: A Timelinep. 91
Glossaryp. 95
To Find Out Morep. 99
Indexp. 107

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