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Blast off with Christina and Grant as they try to solve a mystery bigger than the state of Texas! On a trip with Mimi and Papa to Space Center Houston, the kids learn that a valuable moon rock has been stolen! Houston, we have a problem. Could a cowboy be involved? How about an astronaut? With help from a couple of new friends, they learn the history of the space program, fire a rocket, take a wild ride on a moon rover, and learn how astronauts go to the bathroom! (Very carefully!) But will they find the moon rock in time? Buckle your seat belts - this mystery is out of the world!
Here are some of the integral places in this mystery:
Walking W. Ranch
Cape Canaveral Space Center, Florida
Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas - The Visitor's Center, Texas Astronaut Gallery - Blast Off Theater - Simulation Ride Take-off of the Space Shuttle - Moon Rock Display - Astronaut Gallery - Gallery of Planets - Kids Space Place - Zero G Diner - Mission Control Room- Shuttle Flight Control Room - Rocket Park - Neutral Buoyancy Lab.
Here are some of the integral educational items in this mystery:
Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Alan Shepard - Freedom 7 - Gordon Cooper - Faith 7 - John Glenn - Apollo 11 - Gemini Mission - Edward White - Mercury - Animals; The earliest astronauts - Ham; the first Chimpanzee in space - Early Space capsules - NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Moon Rocks - Zero Gravity - Saturn V rocket - Planets - Jupiter, Saturn.
Each mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.
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