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14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book

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14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book

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23 pages
11 minutes
Nov 13, 2011


We see stars in the night sky as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they?
A lot of the information we find out about stars, helps us understand other objects; pulsars, quasars, galaxies – even the origin of our universe. Here are some fun facts about stars.

Do stars twinkle?
What are stars made of?
Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth?
Do stars have a life cycle?
Is a dead star still a star?
How do we measure the speed of stars?

Find out more about stars and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.

LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Nov 13, 2011

About the author

Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written over 10 books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com

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  • Every civilization and culture named stars and constellations. Nearly 5000 years ago, the Sumerians began to name many of the constellations that we know today.

  • A light year is the distance that light travels in one year – about 5.9 trillion miles (9.5 trillion km).

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