Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
- Reading age: 8 to 12
Orbiting 220 miles above Earth, the International Space Station is a technological marvel and a remarkable symbol of the advances that are being made through peaceful cooperation. Thanks to the combined efforts of sixteen countries worldwide, this permanent orbiting laboratory will provide all of humanity with research into new technologies, and will allow us a dazzling glimpse into the future.
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Editors of YES Mag YES Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for Kids is an award-winning periodical that makes science, technology, engineering and mathematics exciting and fun for kids.
- Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
- Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award
- Winner, Great Book Award, Canada Toy Testing Council
- Short-listed, Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award
- Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
- Short-listed, Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association
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The interesting information and great photographs make this book one that is bound to be an interstellar hit with your readers.—Resource Links
This book is not a text but it would be an excellent reference for a unit on space in grades 4 through 8. It would also be excellent for personal reading.—Science Books & Films