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Astronomy Adventures. Ranger Rick's NatureScope. Twenty-nine lessons for interdisciplinary study of stars, planets, and astronomical phenomena. Costs $6 and is available from National Wildlife Federation, 1412 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20009. Grades K-7.

Earth, Moon, and Stars: Teacher's Guide. Cary Sneider, 1986. Great Explorations in Math and Science. Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720. For grades 5-9.

Elementary School Aerospace Activities: A Resource for Teachers. NASA (1977). Education Affairs Division, Mail Code XEE, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Activities to demonstrate communication and weather satellites, pp. 52-53.

Franklin Institute Museum to Go Resource Center has compiled activity kits for Astronomy available for purchase. Each kit includes experiments, worksheets, hands-on materials, and complete instructions. For more information about purchasing kits, call Museum to Go at (215) 448-1297.

Further Explorations in Science: A Second Book of Basic Experiments. Harry Milgrom (1963). E.P. Dutton & Co., NY. Making a satellite model, pp. 26-29.

How to be a Space Scientist in Your Own Home. Seymour Simon (1982). JB Lippincott, NY. ISBN 0-397-31990-8.

How to Use NASA's Scientific and Technical Information System. Twenty-four page booklet explaining how to use NASA publications. Guide is available from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

Model Satellites and Spacecraft: Their Stories and How to Make Them. Frank Ross, Jr. (1969). Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, NY.

The Night Sky Book. Jamie Jobb(1977). Brown Paper School Series Little, Brown & Co., NY. ISBN 0-316-46551-8.

Out of this World. Mary Lind, Activities to Integrate Mathematics and Science, 1987. Fifteen investigations about the planets. Guide costs $10.95 and is available from AIMS, Education Foundation, P.O. Box 7766, Fresno, CA 93747; tel. (209) 291-1766. Grades 5-9.

Think About It! Science Problems of the Day. Anthony D. Fredericks, 1988. Creative Publications, Oak Lawn, IL. ISBN 0-88488-705-7 ($14.95). Contains 180 daily problems and 36 weekly challenges focusing on the life, earth and space, and physical sciences. For grades 5-7.