How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far? is about relative size and distance in the Solar System.
The playful illustrations and varied examples help students consider the size of objects in the Solar System. Data tables reinforce the idea that although planets vary in size, even the smallest one is quite large. Distances in space are also considered, using a variety of examples, comparisons, and quantitative information.
The book invites students to consider our place in the Solar System and to try to visualize the vastness of space. The book supports and deepens students’ understanding gained through their firsthand investigations.