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  • "Explore Night Science!" encourages 6–9 year olds to safely explore and understand what happens around the world when it is dark outside. Readers are led step by step into integrated, active explorations that uncover the science and technology of the natural and physical world that surrounds them. Kids learn about the rod and cone cells found in their eyes as they test their color vision at night, create a chorus mimicking the sounds of nocturnal animals, and make a personal stardome. Sidebars highlight a real kid who discovered a supernova, how Stonehenge is an ancient almanac, and what elephants and moths have in common.

    Kids will be amazed at the adaptations used by plants and animals to survive and thrive in the dark of night. Whether they live in the country or in the city, kids will learn to use all of their senses to investigate the night.

    Author:Cindy Blobaum
    Illustrator: Bryan Stone
    Age Range: 6 + years
    Grade Level: Kindergarten - 4th grade
    Lexile Measure: 760L
    Series: Explore Your World
    Paperback: 96 pages
    Publisher: Nomad Press (October 1, 2012)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 1619301563
    ISBN-13: 978-1619301566
    Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.4 x 9.8 inches