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Science: All Summer in a Day

Science: All Summer in a Day
Venus (p. 209)

"All Summer in a Day" is set on Venus, the second planet from the sun. Thanks to advances in space exploration and technology, we now know more about Venus than we did in 1954, when Ray Bradbury's story was first published. How much do you know about Venus? Visit the sites below to learn more.

Learning About Planets: Venus http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/ 3645/ Planets/ Venus.html
Astronomy for Kids brings you information about our solar system.

Venus Introduction http://www.solarviews.com/ eng/ venus.htm
Find out why scientists used to call Venus "the jewel of the sky." This introduction to Venus includes photographs, statistics, animations, and more.