Probes – (Objects in Space series) Probes are objects in space that carry out scientific investigations beyond Earth’s orbit. Students will learn about their destinations and the discoveries that have been made through information, straight-forward text and many actual photographs taken and sent back to Earth. Information is organized and easily accessed through good non-fiction text features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, short bibliography, and online websites that are monitored and updated by the publisher. For additional information students are directed to an online site for weblinks that are monitored and updated by PowerKids Press.
Other titles in the “Objects in Space” series are: Spacecraft, Rovers, Satellites, Space Garbage, Space Stations.
See the description for these books at Rosen Publishing; Powerkids Press; Objects in Space series:
(Rosen Publishing also operates Rosen Digital, producer of the “PowerKnowledge” site on Alberta Learning’s Online Reference Centre – ORC)