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  • A Journey Through Space: Tells what different types of astronauts do, explores how space ships function, and traces the history of space travel.
  • A Journey into the Unknown: 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.
  • A Practical Guide to Astronomy: This electronic encyclopedia is a great `resource` for the both the beginner and the experienced backyard astronomer. Full of facts and photos.
  • A Virtual Journey into the Universe: An information-rich interactive, educational tour of the Solar System.
  • An Astronomy Course for Students Using the Internet: A course on astronomy designed for middle to high school students, but adaptable to most ages and interest levels.
  • An Inquirer's Guide To The Universe: Helps young people investigate planets and the universe.
  • Are We Alone in the Universe: 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.
  • Astronomia Nova: 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. Our main target `group` is highschool students.
  • Astronomy: Comprehensive guide, including the current position of the space station, constellation of the month, and information about deep sky objects.
  • Astronomy Scape: Learn some facts about the planets, solar system, and other astronomy topics.
  • Astronomy and Space for Kids: Stars, planets, black holes, Junior Astronomers Club.
  • Astronomy for Kids: Basic introduction to astronomy for kids K-6 grade.
  • Astronomy for Kids: Information on the planets, stars and other space-related topics, plus puzzles, maps and links to more astronomy sites.
  • Astronomy in Questions and Answers: A comprehensive collection of simple facts about the planets, the solar system, meteors, stars, galaxies, and astronomers.
  • Astronomy with a Stick: Daytime astronomy for elementary and middle school students.
  • Beyond Our Skies: Discover what lies outside of what is known as Earth, by learning more about the sun, moon, and 'celestial objects'.
  • Canadian Space Agency - KidSpace: 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.
  • Common Teasers in Astronomy: 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.
  • Constellation Stories and A Deepsky Atlas: Provides a listing of the constellations, maps, and the myths associated with them.
  • Cosmic-Connection.com: Resource for amateur astronomers and space enthusiasts. Includes international launches, space news, photographs, and links.
  • CosmicKids: Learn all about the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • DLTK's Space Crafts for Kids: Space crafts suitable for preschool, kindergarten and gradeschool kids.
  • Federation of Galaxy Explorers: Educates and inspires kids to pursue advanced studies in science and engineering. Mission is to prepare the next generation to explore and develop space.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: 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.
  • From Mercury to Pluto: Information on planets, the universe at large, and exploration. Offers quizzes and interactive image galleries.
  • From Stargazers to Starships: 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.
  • GCSE Physics: Earth and Universe: Topics include the earth, moon, planets, gravity, stars, and the beginnings of the universe.
  • Gene Smith's Brief History of Astronomy: Covers the development of this ancient science from days of Stonehenge (3100 BC) to the discovery of Pulsars (1968 AD). Includes related `resource` links.
  • Guide to Arctic Sunrise and Sunset: Tables of daily sunrise and sunset times in the Arctic. Learn about the Land of the Midnight Sun, Solstices, and Equinoxes.
  • Heavenly Details: 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!
  • Henrietta Leavitt Flat Screen Space Theater: 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.
  • Home, Sweet Home: Earth from Space: 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.
  • Imagine The Universe!: A glimpse into the mysteries of our universe: what we know about it, how its evolving, and the types of objects in it.
  • Johnson Space Center Just for Kids: 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.
  • Kids Earth and Sky: Includes articles, activities, and links for kids. From the producers of the science radio program Earth and Sky.
  • Life Beyond Earth: Think humans are alone? Follow space expert Timothy Ferris in the scientific search for extraterrestrial life. Also, write to an alien.
  • Life In Space: Investigates the possibility of living in space. Provides a look at the challenges planets provide for human life, including links.
  • Lightyears and Distances in Space: Find out what a lightyear is and take a cosmic voyage to the nearest galaxy.
  • Lunar Outpost: Space-related education, games, merchandise, NASA content and photos geared toward kids, parents, educators and space enthusiasts worldwide.
  • Matter and Energy: Quicktime and Shockwave movies demonstrate how matter and energy interact.
  • Mysteries of Deep Space: Explores the secrets of the universe with an interactive timeline, classroom activities, and a trivia challenge. Ask the experts various questions as well.
  • Myths about the Sky, Constellations, and Stars: 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.
  • NASA Kids: NASA Kids is best place for kids interested in Space, Science, Rocket, Astronauts and the Solar System.
  • NASA Kids: Stories, pictures, games and information about the universe.
  • NASA Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics: Astronomy, chemistry, and physics of the solar system and beyond.
  • NASA Science Education: Resource for kids and space enthusiasts who are interested in meeting and learning about NASA people and the national space program.
  • NASA's Origins Program: 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.
  • NASA's Space Science Activities for Students: Space science activities for elementary and secondary students in astronomy, physics, life sciences, and space technology.
  • NASAExplores - Express Lessons and Online Resources: Offers self-taught printable versions of space lessons from kindergarten to high school.
  • NOVA Online | Runaway Universe: Tour the universe and find out a bit about the history of the universe.
  • Online Planetarium Show: Teaches fun and interesting lessons in astronomy and related subjects. Includes games, photo gallery, and lots of information on the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • Planet Quest: Includes online quizzes, planet comparisons, pictures and links to astronomy clubs around the world.
  • Puzzles & Games: NASA has created some fun and interesting puzzles and games. Give them a try!
  • STARS Foundation: Color the universe, take a quiz about the solar system, or get homework help.
  • Sky and Telescope - Observing: Featured articles about the moon, sun, and planets, along with meteors, asteroids, and comets.
  • Space Educators Handbook: 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.
  • Space Place Launch Pad: Join this site in making some 'spacey' things. Also, view space science in action and discover some facts from gravity to telescope magnification.
  • Space Travel Guide: Explains the various concepts of space travel. Starting from the basic physical laws in an interactive manner.
  • Space and Astronomy: Instructional material on the solar system, including what lies outside the solar system. Also features event logs of a lunar eclipse.
  • Space and Astronomy for Kids: 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.
  • Space.Kids.us: Offers a look at the universe and the lives of the people who explore it.
  • Space: An Exploration: Discusses facts, mysteries, theories, and activities to learn more about the solar system.
  • SpaceKids: 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.
  • SpaceKids.com: Features space and science news stories, interactive games, questions and answers, contests, kids' submissions, and weekly polls.
  • StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers: 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.
  • Students for the Exploration and Development of Space: An international organization provides learning activities, information and news concerning space and its exploration. Includes photographs taken from spacecraft and the Hubble telescope.
  • TOPEX/Poseidon Kids Page: Offers an online coloring book, ask a scientist, FAQs, background on El Nino, and other links.
  • Telescopes In Education (TIE): Provides images taken by the telescope, an Observatory Cam, along with a calendar of current events, and weather information.
  • The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon: 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.
  • The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere: 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.
  • The Jet Propulsion Lab Students' Resource Page - Laugh and Learn: These pages are a `resource` for finding all the current information from NASA about our solar system,the other planets, comets, asteroids, and moons.
  • The Midnight Sun: Photos from interior Alaska of the Midnight Sun and tundra flowers, with links to more scientific information on the summer solstice.
  • The Mysteries of Space and Time: About the secrets of distant suns, black holes, and stellar anomalies in space and time.
  • The Space Place: Demonstrates and explains scientific concepts related to astronomy in a fun, hands-on manner.
  • Toys in Space: In 1993, Space Shuttle Endeavour carried a locker full of toys into space. Find out why and see how they performed in zero-gravity.
  • Virtual Astronaut: 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.
  • Welcome to Astro-Venture!: Astro-Venture is an educational, interactive, multimedia Web environment where students in grades 5-8 role-play NASA occupations, as they search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation.
  • Welcome to Cool Cosmos!: Have you ever wondered what animals look like in the dark? We've created an infrared zoo on the web. We explain the world of infrared astronomy to students through games and pictures and articles.
  • Where's Hubble now?: Track Hubble as it zips around its orbit.
  • Windows to the Universe: An extensive and graphics intensive astronomical learning system. Learn all about the Earth and Space Sciences.

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