Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

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Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

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An inter-stellar and stand-out addition to the world of non-fiction; Dr Maggie is a revelation in the STEM world. She already has another book by this author which loves and I’m sure she’ll enjoy this one even though it is held out to be for 8-11 year olds.

This non-fiction text is presented as a ‘grand tour’ that children are invited to go on at the start of the book. also BBC 2) and was one of the Scientists on Channel 4’s Brave New World as well as regular stints on The One Show . Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience and demonstrating that you ‘don’t need a brain the size of a small planet’ to understand, participate in and enjoy science. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This book breaks down some really complicated science into bitesize chunks that children can process and use.Along the way, kids can discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more. The introduction provides an excellent overview of the Solar System as well as introducing Dr Maggie as the tour guide.

From spotting solar flares on the Sun to exploring objects at the edge of the icy Oort Cloud, this fun, action-packed title leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned.

As well as fronting The Sky at Night, Maggie has appeared in numerous programmes including Stargazing Live and Doctor Who Confidential. While doing this she has toured the UK speaking to inner-city schools inspiring the next generation of physicists. Join BBC presenter and renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock on an epic journey through the Solar System - visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, all the way to the Oort Cloud.

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