About the Book"STEM highlights and information about recent scientific discoveries teach readers about Neptune, from its geography and climate to the ways it has been explored and what scientists hope to find out in the future."--]cProvided by publisher.
How have scientists explored Neptune? What do they hope to discover about the planet in the future? Through vibrant photos and STEM highlights on geography, climate, and more, readers will learn all about Neptune.
Titles in this series cover the eight planets of our solar system. Images include photos of the planets and their moons, cutaway diagrams, and labeled illustrations of the solar system. The text discusses when each celestial body was discovered, the history of exploration by telescope and space probes, and plans for gathering more data in the future. Additional facts appear in image captions. Sidebars feature STEM highlights, such as the Voyager missions. 'Looking Ahead' sidebars offer details on upcoming investigations that are planned and questions that still need to be answered. The text is balanced between people's early interest in each planet and what has been learned over time, while the images show various views of the planet at a distance and in close detail. VERDICT Informative and well illustrated, this is a solid pick for librarians updating their collections.--School Library Journal, Series Made Simple-- "Journal" (11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM)