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Can You Get Rainbows in Space?: A Colourful Compendium of Space and Science

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As well as being a captivating read, it is the design, layout and illustrations that will get children picking up the book and delving in. Each section is based on a colour of the rainbow (plus some added extras ‘beyond the rainbow’ such as black, white and fluorescent colours) and, after an introduction to that colour, asks five colour-based questions. You'll find out how some animals are able to glow in the dark and how others change their colours to hide from predators.

The winners of The Farshore Reading for Pleasure Teacher Awards 2023, highlighting the work schools are doing to encourage a love of reading, have. Writing this book was a rainbow during a storm for me, and I hope the information and illustrations will cheer up even your darkest days!Dr Sheila Kanani is a space cadet, with her head high up in the clouds, even though her feet are firmly on planet Earth. Written by author and astronomer, Dr Sheila Kanani, this fascinating book starts by explaining what colour is and how we see it, before taking us on a journey of big colour questions. Another Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, is a very active world with water ice plumes dashing through the cracks in its icy surface. Unsurprisingly, in a book about colour, every spread is full of glorious images that celebrate each colour in turn.

Neuware -Why is blood red Why are carrots orange Who invented the lightbulb Why is the world 'going green' Is the sky really blue And what is ultraviolet light You'll discover the answers to these questions - and many more - in this incredible collection of scientific facts about colour.

By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. This book is a comprehensive introduction to and investigation of the phenomenon of colour and how each of the visible colours of the rainbow is created by light (the most important thing) and waves (not the kind you see at the beach – though you will learn why the sea looks blue! Sheila became interested in space and astronomy at the age of 13 and her passion sky-rocketed from th.

You’ll find out how some animals are able to glow in the dark and how others change their colours to hide from predators. Puffin is an imprint of Penguin Random House, the world’s number-one publisher representing a vibrant community of publishing houses marked by unparalleled success. And you'll even be taught by a real astronomer, Dr Sheila Kanani, exactly how to make a rainbow - in space. The introduction explains what light is and how the human eye perceives it, and as well as the ROYGBIV colours, there are sections on black and white, fluorescence, infrared and ultraviolet, and an explanation of how some animals can see in the dark. Taking each colour in turn, each chapter explores fascinating facts about that colour and then we go beyond the rainbow to explore black and white, infrared and ultraviolet, fluorescence, seeing in the dark and whether there really are rainbows in space.An experienced educator, her explanations are clear and inspiring, setting readers up for what is to come. Mae’r cyflwyniad yn esbonio beth ydy golau a sut y mae’r llygad dynol yn ei weld, yn ogystal â’r lliwiau coch, oren, melyn, gwyrdd, glas, indigo a fioled.

You'll discover the answers to these questions - and many more - in this incredible collection of scientific facts about colour. Sheila is a planetary physicist and the current Education, Outreach and Diversity officer for the Royal Astronomical Society in London.Keep reading to discover why leaves change colour in the autumn, why your veins look blue but your blood is red, and why the language we use shapes the colours we see . Irresistibly brightly coloured and packed with fascinating facts, this book is a treasure trove of information. Of course, the book also answers its own title and you will find out if you can actually see rainbows in Space. Red, for example, explores why blood is red, why Mars is known as the red planet, why flamingos are pink, why some monkeys have red bottoms and why hippo’s sweat is red.

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