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

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Each subsequent chapter concentrates on a particular colour so you can easily pick whatever colour sparks your fancy. How interesting to learn that ‘Reindeer, birds, bees and fish can see in ultraviolet, and snakes, frogs and insects can see infrared! Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. The penultimate chapter answers the question in the book’s title, ‘So, Can You Get Rainbows in Space? Then the layout of the text is quite original: each chapter covering one of the seven colours of the rainbow.

We would like to thank the following organisations for their support of Ada Lovelace Day and women in STEM. I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire but only if 1,000 other people will do the same. Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). 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. The chapters that follow are divided according to the colours of the rainbow, starting with red of course.Lavishly illustrated, this book shows us there's so much to find out about our colourful world and how we see it. One final fascinating fact for you from a book that is overflowing with them: overripe bananas glow indigo under ultraviolet light so maybe you should get one to check the state of your bananas? 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. The level of author Dr Kanani's knowledge is quite amazing and hugely varied; what the reader learns ranges from finding out that red was one of the first colours used in pre-historic art to learning why it is also the colour of a baboon's bottom! Keep reading to discover why leaves change colour in the autumn, why your veins look blue but your blood is red, and how the language we use shapes the colours we see .

Does the book contain anything that teachers would wish to know about before recommending in class (strong language, sensitive topics etc. This review was written by Heather Hann Heather is currently the Head of School Improvement for a large MAT in Suffolk.Book Links aims to develop generations of literate children and young people who appreciate all forms of story and how story is created. Finally, the book focuses on rainbows and answers the title of the book – Can You Get Rainbows in Space? We'll talk about light (the most important thing) and waves (not the kind you see at the beach - though you will learn why the sea looks blue!

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. She has written a series of books about exceptional female leaders as part of The Extraordinary Life Of… series, including Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart and Michelle Obama. For more details, please consult the latest information provided by Royal Mail's International Incident Bulletin. Sometimes non-fiction is also a fantastic way to tempt a reluctant reader into sitting down with a book.Can You Get Rainbows in Space is a beautifully bright and scientific non-fiction epic book with all you ever wanted to know about light and colour, explaining just how we get to view the world in so many glorious shades.

Each question is explained clearly, with lots of added information and ‘did you know’ sections to keep the reader engaged. For example, at Indian weddings some brides wear red which symbolises love, commitment and strength and that in the early 1900s, purple was one of the colours representing Women’s Suffrage which stood for freedom and dignity. This beautifully illustrated journey over the rainbow gave me the answers to fascinating questions I hadn't even realised I really needed to ask! Dr Sheila Kanani MBE is a British astronomer and is the Education, Outreach and Diversity Officer at the Royal Astronomical Society and is dedicated to improving the representation of girls and women in physics.She continues to identify new ways to make astronomy and physics accessible to underrepresented communities. Starting with the most important thing – light – Sheila Kanani explores what light actually is and how it is perceived by the human eye. Mae’r llyfr ffeithiol hwn wedi’i ddarlunio’n hyfryd mewn lliw llawn drwyddo draw, ac mae’n hynod gyfeillgar a deniadol. Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives.

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