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)

http://www.ex.ac.uk/Mirrors/nineplanets/

Contents

The Universe
Galaxies
The Milky Way Galaxy
Stars
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)