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Astronomy for Kids [ Profile ] - Information on the planets, stars and other space-related topics, plus puzzles, maps and links to more astronomy sites.

Astronomy for Kids [ Profile ] - Basic introduction to astronomy for kids K-6 grade.

StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers [ Profile ] - Information and online movies related to the solar system and space exploration. A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center at NASA.

An Inquirer's Guide To The Universe [ Profile ] - Helps young people investigate planets and the universe.

Lightyears and Distances in Space [ Profile ] - Find out what a lightyear is and take a cosmic voyage to the nearest galaxy.

Astronomy and Space for Kids [ Profile ] - Stars, planets, black holes, Junior Astronomers Club.

NASA Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics [ Profile ] - Astronomy, chemistry, and physics of the solar system and beyond.

DLTK's Space Crafts for Kids [ Profile ] - Space crafts suitable for preschool, kindergarten and gradeschool kids.

Imagine The Universe! [ Profile ] - A glimpse into the mysteries of our universe: what we know about it, how its evolving, and the types of objects in it.

From Stargazers to Starships [ Profile ] - The motion of Earth in space, Newtonian mechanics, spaceflight and spacecraft, and a math refresher, on a high school level. This site deals with the world of gravity--of massive planets and stars, and the way spaceflight is achieved despite their strong pull.

CosmicKids [ Profile ] - Learn all about the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere [ Profile ] - Looks at the hot gases which fill most of space which are ruled by magnetic and electric forces rather than by gravity. The polar aurora, the radiation belts, the solar wind, magnetic storms, "space weather", cosmic radiation--this is the site which tells you all about them.

NASA's Space Science Activities for Students [ Profile ] - Space science activities for elementary and secondary students in astronomy, physics, life sciences, and space technology.

Frequently Asked Questions [ Profile ] - Get some answers to the most asked questions about the phenomena of the sun and moon, time, as well as calendars and historical events information.

Windows to the Universe [ Profile ] - An extensive and graphics intensive astronomical learning system. Learn all about the Earth and Space Sciences.

Life Beyond Earth [ Profile ] - Think humans are alone? Follow space expert Timothy Ferris in the scientific search for extraterrestrial life. Also, write to an alien.

Heavenly Details [ Profile ] - The Old Farmer's Almanac offers the dates and locations of solar and lunar eclipses for the year, as well as the full Moon names and dates for nine years. Check it out here, then go outside and look UP!

Mysteries of Deep Space [ Profile ] - Explores the secrets of the universe with an interactive timeline, classroom activities, and a trivia challenge. Ask the experts various questions as well.

NOVA Online | Runaway Universe [ Profile ] - Tour the universe and find out a bit about the history of the universe.

NASA Science Education [ Profile ] - Resource for kids and space enthusiasts who are interested in meeting and learning about NASA people and the national space program.

Guide to Arctic Sunrise and Sunset [ Profile ] - Tables of daily sunrise and sunset times in the Arctic. Learn about the Land of the Midnight Sun, Solstices, and Equinoxes.

Common Teasers in Astronomy [ Profile ] - Contains a few brain teasers such as what keeps a satellite in orbit to why meteors burn up in the atmosphere and space shuttles and rockets don't.

Astronomy with a Stick [ Profile ] - Daytime astronomy for elementary and middle school students.

Henrietta Leavitt Flat Screen Space Theater [ Profile ] - The site is authored by Carolyn Collins Petersen, an accomplished astronomy writer and part-time Hubble researcher. Carolyn takes viewers to "The Planetarium Show That Never Ends," where various heavenly bodies are displayed and described in non-scientific but informative and inspiring ways.

Constellation Stories and A Deepsky Atlas [ Profile ] - Provides a listing of the constellations, maps, and the myths associated with them.

TOPEX/Poseidon Kids Page [ Profile ] - Offers an online coloring book, ask a scientist, FAQs, background on El Niño, and other links.

The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon [ Profile ] - The animated adventure engages children in a story-based scenario that emphasizes concepts of remote sensing. Children are taught how NASA scientists use satellite imagery to better understand Earth's environmental changes.

GCSE Physics: Earth and Universe [ Profile ] - Topics include the earth, moon, planets, gravity, stars, and the beginnings of the universe.

Federation of Galaxy Explorers [ Profile ] - Educates and inspires kids to pursue advanced studies in science and engineering. Mission is to prepare the next generation to explore and develop space.

An Astronomy Course for Students Using the Internet [ Profile ] - A course on astronomy designed for middle to high school students, but adaptable to most ages and interest levels.

NASAExplores - Express Lessons and Online Resources [ Profile ] - Offers self-taught printable versions of space lessons from kindergarten to high school.

Astro-Venture [ Profile ] - Students in grades 5-8 role-play NASA occupations, as they search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation.

Lunar Outpost [ Profile ] - Space-related education, games, merchandise, NASA content and photos geared toward kids, parents, educators and space enthusiasts worldwide.

Cool Cosmos [ Profile ] - Offers lessons and activities using infrared light. Also, includes has online tutorials, games and graphic galleries related to this topic.

NASA's Origins Program [ Profile ] - Seeks to answer fundamental questions about the universe. What is the origin of Earth? Take a look at some articles about the story of the universe and the quest to understand life.

A Practical Guide to Astronomy [ Profile ] - This electronic encyclopedia is a great resource for the both the beginner and the experienced backyard astronomer. Full of facts and photos.

Kids Earth and Sky [ Profile ] - Includes articles, activities, and links for kids. From the producers of the science radio program Earth and Sky.

Gene Smith's Brief History of Astronomy [ Profile ] - Covers the development of this ancient science from days of Stonehenge (3100 BC) to the discovery of Pulsars (1968 AD). Includes related resource links.

A Journey Through Space [ Profile ] - Tells what different types of astronauts do, explores how space ships function, and traces the history of space travel.

Life In Space [ Profile ] - Investigates the possibility of living in space. Provides a look at the challenges planets provide for human life, including links.

Space Travel Guide [ Profile ] - Explains the various concepts of space travel. Starting from the basic physical laws in an interactive manner.

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space [ Profile ] - An international organization provides learning activities, information and news concerning space and its exploration. Includes photographs taken from spacecraft and the Hubble telescope.

Telescopes In Education (TIE) [ Profile ] - Provides images taken by the telescope, an Observatory Cam, along with a calendar of current events, and weather information.

Space: An Exploration [ Profile ] - Discusses facts, mysteries, theories, and activities to learn more about the solar system.

The Mysteries of Space and Time [ Profile ] - About the secrets of distant suns, black holes, and stellar anomalies in space and time.

Planet Quest [ Profile ] - Includes online quizzes, planet comparisons, pictures and links to astronomy clubs around the world.

Astronomia Nova [ Profile ] - The primary objective for the website is to ensure a foundation so the user can do astronomical / physical measurements and thereby take a step further than just actual knowledge. Main target group is highschool students.

From Mercury to Pluto [ Profile ] - Information on planets, the universe at large, and exploration. Offers quizzes and interactive image galleries.

A Journey into the Unknown [ Profile ] - A collection of web pages which detail the realm outside of our world: outer space. These pages are designed primarily for teaching or as reference resources, but also contain some areas for entertainment.

Are We Alone in the Universe [ Profile ] - Discover some of the most intriguing UFO mysteries of this century, and possibly walk the path to becoming an astronaut to discover the vast corners of our universe.

Canadian Space Agency - KidSpace [ Profile ] - Offers educational resources of interest to high schoolers and kids, with information on special projects, space playgrounds, and careers related to the study of space.

Space Place Launch Pad [ Profile ] - Join this site in making some 'spacey' things. Also, view space science in action and discover some facts from gravity to telescope magnification.

Johnson Space Center Just for Kids [ Profile ] - Includes information ranging from the training of astronauts to space station construction to the search for life on mars. Also offers an album of NASA photos and links to other sites about the earth and heavens.

Myths about the Sky, Constellations, and Stars [ Profile ] - Find out about the gods and goddesses of different cultures around the world that focus on the myths that explain astronomy. Three levels of exploration: beginner, intermediate and advanced.

Space and Astronomy for Kids [ Profile ] - Information for kids, parents, and teachers ranging from the latest NASA missions and discoveries to backyard astronomy. Bi-weekly feature columns, links, moderated chat room, and bulletin board.

The Space Place [ Profile ] - Demonstrates and explains scientific concepts related to astronomy in a fun, hands-on manner.

Space.com [ Profile ] - Features space and science news stories, interactive games, questions and answers, contests, kids' submissions, and weekly polls.

Astronomy Jokes and Space Explorers [ Profile ] - A collection of K-12 space and astronomy jokes with astronomy factoids, quizzes, quotes, links and pictures interspersed throughout the site describing history of astronomy and space exploration.

Space – The Final Frontier [ Profile ] - A WebQuest site for kids to learn about the solar system.

Online Planetarium Show [ Profile ] - Teaches fun and interesting lessons in astronomy and related subjects. Includes games, photo gallery, and lots of information on the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Astrogirl Homepage [ Profile ] - Devoted to amateur astronomy. Find information on planets, current sky events, astrophotography, and beginner's tips.

The World Of Astronomy [ Profile ] - Contains information on the universe, stars, galaxies, and supernovas.

Wonders of Space [ Profile ] - A Canadian teacher presents a way of exploring space using the internet. Includes games, stargazers, quizzes, astronaut trainings, and classroom connections.

Stardate Online: Guide to the Universe [ Profile ] - Information and pictures about astronomy and space exploration. Includes stargazing tips, FAQ's, sky almanac, solar system guide, news and articles.

Virtual Astronaut [ Profile ] - Interactive instructional materials for grades 5-8 to provide students and educators with a tool that integrates leading-edge technology with recent findings in physical sciences, space sciences, space medicine, biomedical research and living in space.

The Midnight Sun [ Profile ] - Photos from interior Alaska of the Midnight Sun and tundra flowers, with links to more scientific information on the summer solstice.

SpaceKids [ Profile ] - Images of the heavens, send your name to Mars on the Exploration Rover-2003 mission , participate in the study of space science, tour the solar system, and get space science news.

Knowing the Universe and Its Secrets [ Profile ] - Learn about the life and energy processes of stars and galaxies. Page has explanations of ancient and modern theories, as well as charts and astronomical photos.

Space.Kids.us [ Profile ] - Offers a look at the universe and the lives of the people who explore it.

NASA Kids [ Profile ] - Find activities and information about rockets, astronauts, space exploration, space shuttles, solar system, and galaxies.

Space and Astronomy [ Profile ] - Instructional material on the solar system, including what lies outside the solar system. Also features event logs of a lunar eclipse.

European Space Agency (ESA) [ Profile ] - Resource for European space science. Updated information on launches, spacecraft in orbit, and events.

ESA Kids [ Profile ] - Information on the planet Earth, the universe, and space travel. Games, quizzes, and photos.

The Satellite Site [ Profile ] - Tech Museum provides information on what satellites are, their uses, different types of orbits, the parts that make up a satellite and an interactive satellite construction tool (requries Java).

2001: Destination Space [ Profile ] - The Tech Museum of Innovation provides a comparison of the science and technology of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey made in 1968 with the real world technology of 2001. Includes artwork and sound clips. [Requires RealPlayer and Flash plugins]

Space Detectives [ Profile ] - Explore the mysteries and puzzles of the Solar System. Includes a quiz and interactive game to design a lander.

Sky and Telescope - Observing [ Profile ] - Featured articles about the moon, sun, and planets, along with meteors, asteroids, and comets.

Astronomy in Questions and Answers [ Profile ] - A comprehensive collection of simple facts about the planets, the solar system, meteors, stars, galaxies, and astronomers.

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) [ Profile ] - Founded in 1919 to promote and safeguard the science of astronomy. The organization is also the internationally recognized authority for classifying celestial bodies and their surface features.

Where's Hubble now? [ Profile ] - Track Hubble as it zips around its orbit.

Earth and Sky [ Profile ] - International science radio program. Includes a nightly star chart, sky watching tips, podcast, and audio and written articles about a variety of scientific topics.

Earth Today [ Profile ] - Cool images of earth taken from space: our little blue planet as astronautsand satellites see it, detailed pictures of natural wonders, weather phenomena, and even images showing ocean currents, night lights, and water vapor.

Space Educators Handbook [ Profile ] - Don't let the title fool you. It's a great NASA list of space-related sites where you'll have fun. Read Space Comics or find the Hidden Cool Stuff.
 
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