Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pieces of Another World

Since we’re talking about meteors and meteor showers lately, now seems an excellent time for a review of a story book about viewing a meteor shower. Pieces of Another World by Mara Rockliff tells the story of a dad taking … Continue reading

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A Shooting Star is Not A Star…

…and other astronomy songs for kids can be found here: The Kids Knowit Network.  There are also games and songs for astronomy and other subjects as well. I sometimes play the astronomy songs for my own little astronobabies at home. … Continue reading

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Hello, Meteor.

We are approaching a great time for viewing meteors: late July and early August, for the Delta Aquarid and Perseid Meteor Showers. Check out EarthSky’s Meteor Guide for 2011 for more details, but basically, look for increased meteor activity for … Continue reading

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