Further Reading

Osborne, J., Wadsworth, P., Black, P. and Meadows, J. (1994) SPACE Research Report: The Earth in Space. Liverpool University Press.

Parker, J. and Heywood, D. (1998) The Earth and beyond: developing primary teachers understanding of basic astronomical events. International Journal of Science

Education, 20(5), 503-520.

Sharp, J.G. (1995) Children's astronomy: implications for curriculum developments at Key Stage 1 and the future of infant science in England and Wales. International Journal of Early Years Education, 3(3), 17-49.

Sharp, J. Bowker, R. and Merrick, J. (1997) Primary astronomy: conceptual change and learning in three 10-11 year olds. Research in Education, 57(May), 67-83.

Sharp, J.G., Bowker, R., Mooney, C.M., Grace, M. and Jeans, R. (1999) The teaching and learning of astronomy in primary schools. School Science Review, March, in press.

Summers, M. and Mant, J. (1995) A survey of British primary school teachers understanding of the Earth's place in the Universe. Educational Research, 37(1), 3-19.

Atkinson, K. (1994) Usborne understanding science: astronomy. Usborne.*

Cole, J. (1996) The magic school bus: lost in the Solar System. Scholastic.

Couper, H. and Henbest, N. (1992) The space atlas. Dorling Kindersley.*

Muirden, J. (1993) Stars and planets: a visual factfinder. Kingfisher.*

Stannard, R. (1996) Our Universe: a guide to what's out there. Kingfisher.*

Eyewitness Encyclopaedia of Space and the Universe (Dorling Kindersley Multimedia)



The Universe
The Milky Way Galaxy
Constellations, Surveying the Solar System
The Sun
Planets and their moons
Asteroids, comets and meterorites, Exploring the Earth-Sun-Moon System
Day and night
Seasonal change
The Moon's phases and eclipses
Self assessment(1)
Self assessment(2)
Self assessment(3)