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Max Goes to Jupiter
Max Goes to Jupiter

Max Goes to Jupiter

A Science Adventure with Max the Dog

7-9

Science Adventures with Max the Dog series

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 11 x 11

Formats: PDF

PDF, $9.99 (US $9.99) (CA $9.99)

Publication Date: October 2008

ISBN 9781937548056

Rights: WOR

Big Kid Science (Oct 2008)

Price: $9.99
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Overview

Scientifically-accurate illustrations and information-packed sidebars enrich this fascinating tale, the third in this acclaimed series about diversity and space exploration. Set in the future, Max the Dog’s friend Tori is all grown up and is the chief scientist of the Jupiter Mission. In order to reach their spacecraft, Max and his crew must take an amazing ride on a new device called the Space Elevator. Once they’ve probed the planet’s atmosphere, Max and friends begin exploring two of Jupiter’s moons—the volcanically active moon Io and the ice-encrusted moon Europa. On Europa, Max once again saves the day by locating a weak spot in the ice to launch a submarine and explore the ocean below.

Reviews

Max Goes to Jupiter is the Young Voices Foundation 2009 Gold Winner for Children's Picture Book (all ages)

"The scientific and technological details are realistic." —School Library Journal

Author Biography

Jeffrey Bennett is the author of Max Goes to Mars and Max Goes to the Moon. He is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System—the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. He is the lead author of bestselling college textbooks in four distinct disciplines: astronomy, mathematics, statistics, and astrobiology. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Nick Schneider is the coauthor of The Cosmic Perspective and a leading expert on Jupiter and its moons. Erica Ellingson is an extragalactic astronomy and cosmology specialist. They are all science professors at the University of Colorado and live in Lyons, Colorado. Michael Carroll is a renowned space artist. His work has been featured at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Air and Space Museum; in National Geographic, Smithsonian magazine, and Time; and on NOVA. He lives in Littleton, Colorado.