This book is a good investment! We are a homeschool family and I appreciate the presentation of this book. The material is a great introduction to the science of space. The experiences are quite easy and you can find Lapbook in internet to help memorise the subject. And this is one of the few book I intend to keep after my years homescholing, to go back to it or share it with grandkids!
My 6 year old son is very interested in space. It is hard to find a book about space that contains the truth...God created the universe. This book does that, and more. He reads it on his own in his spare time. He has told me three times he is so thankful I bought this for him. He has told me so many things I do not know. We've done some of the projects and they are fun. We are Robinson homeschoolers, and while this book is not part of our curriculum, he loves reading it in his spare time, and I am seeing the RC method beginning to work! He is teaching himself! Highly recommend this book to any youngster (6-12) interested in space.
My ds 6 is psyched for science everday! We have only been using the book for two weeks, but so far we LOVE IT! Every day ds is bringing me the book asking me to read before I can get around to science. The pictures are great, and the writing style of the author is wonderful and easy to comprehend. I'd read other reviews that said that the young explorers series was so advanced that most kids couldn't get much out of it until 3rd grade. So not the case here. My guy is very bright no doubt about it! But I think that any parent who approaches the book with enthusiasm will find that their children are learning lots. I am so happy to have found apologia. I am loving the biblical worldview and context. When we first began my little guy said "Is this a Jesus book? I thought this was science." Much to my dismay I see that the the worlds secular theology had already begun to creap into our home despite my efforts to teach him truth alone. It is almost impossible to find biblically/scientifically accurate books. I am so thankful for apologia's hand in this venture for truth.