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Find Out More, Session 9: Love of Learning

In "Love Will Guide Us," a Tapestry of Faith program

Family-Friendly Astronomy

Learn about and track the Hubble telescope on a website that includes downloadable photographs. Another online resource is Astronomy magazine; take note of the special editions.

Books geared toward children and families include:

  • A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations — and How You Can Find Them in the Sky by Michael Driscoll (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2004)
  • Astronomy by Kristen Lippincott (DK Eyewitness Books, 2008)
  • The Stars: A New Way To See Them by H. A. Rey (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008)
  • Maybe Yes, Maybe No by Dan Barker (Prometheus Books, 1993). In this child's introduction to healthy skepticism and critical thinking, the ten-year-old heroine, Andrea, is "always asking questions," writes Barker, because she thinks you should prove the truth.
  • Humanism, What's That? by Helen Bennett (Prometheus Books, 2005). "This small volume holds out the hope and openness of Humanism in a form that can help young people confront Fundamentalist approaches to religion with confidence," writes Rev. William Sinkford, past President of the UUA.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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