LAWS LIKE SPEED OF LIGHT MIGHT BE CHANGING
Space Telescope Science Institute's education page.
Online activities and tools for educators.
Explore the universe through the Hubble Space Telescope.
How brave are you? A black hole needs to be investigated.
Dare you enter?
MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
ROSE CENTER FOR EARTH AND
Featuring the new HAYDEN PLANETARIUM (the largest and most powerful virtual reality simulator in the
world), Cullman Hall of the Universe (Discoveries),
Heilbrunn Cosmic Pathway (Timeline), Scales of the Universe, and Gottesman Hall of
Planet Earth (Earth's dynamic processes). Weekly Space Watch,
downloadable desktop backgrounds.
NASA's newest Great Observatory is the world's largest and most sensitive X-ray telescope
and a spectacular scientific achievement. Astronomers are astounded by
its x-ray images, which are of comparable quality to optical images.
AND METEOR SHOWERS
Differences between comets, meteors
and asteroids. Comet primer, observations, calendar, glossary,
information, links and movies.
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE PROJECT
From Goddard Space Flight Center
SCHOOL'S SKY WATCH
Astronomy educational site with projects, exhibits and
(A program of the The Exploratorium Museum of Science, Art and Human
Perception, San Francisco)
THE UNIVERSE! (NASA)
A cosmic journey of
exploration into the mysteries of our universe.
Learn about cosmic objects and find out what mysteries astronomers and
astrophysicists are investigating right now.
Special features, satellites and data, exhibits, videos,
and resources. Ask a High Energy Astronomer section contains a Library
of Past Questions and Answers. (level: age 14 and older)
Earth has many bizarre and amazing forms of life; and untold species exist
that haven't been discovered yet. Life on Earth requires basic needs
that life in non-Earth environments may not need to survive.
|Mars for Kids
- Travel hundreds of millions of miles and go on a Mars
Adventure. Take a Martian tour, and learn more about Mars
through classroom challenges, games and activities provided.
Want to know what to avoid if
you ever want to explore space or work for NASA? Explore space - not
NASA for Kids provides links to sites about Airplanes, Earth, Planets, Space
Travel, Stars and Galaxies, and lots more. Also click into links
in left frame for Earth Science, Space Science, Educational Resources, and
More About NASA.
GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER
"To understand and protect our home planet,
to explore the Universe and search for life, to inspire the next generation
The Aeronautics and Space resource for education.
SPACE SCIENCE DATA CENTER (NSSDC)
Provides access to a wide variety of information.
SKY AND TELESCOPE
For amateur and professional astronomers. Online
information available: Current News, News Archive, AstroAlert, Special Reports, Sky at a
Glance, Astronomy Online column, Tips for Stargazers, Imaging, Resources, and
Links. Click into this site and find out "what's up?"
Science, astronomy, missions/launches, images, maps, virtual tours in space.
Space-related news, information, education and entertainment
- focusing on mathematics and natural sciences, grades K-12.
Browse through links and check out SpaceKids.
TELESCOPE SCIENCE INSTITUTE
The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is the astronomical research center responsible for operating the Hubble Space Telescope as an
Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment
A Learning Center for Young Astronomers (grade school level)
FOR THE EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPACE
EARTH'S ENVIRONMENT FROM SPACE
Educational site for high school
and college instructors and students, developed by NASA.
EXPLORATION OF THE EARTH'S MAGNETOSPHERE
Electrons, Ions and Plasmas; Radiation Belts; The Sun and the Solar Wind;
Exploring Earthspace; The Dynamic Magnetosphere.
Sequence of topics gives a complete self-contained course if you seek to
educate yourself about space.
EXTRASOLAR PLANETS ENCYCLOPEDIA ((Harvard)
Astronomers reference material
A multi-media tour of the Solar System. Take a scroll down
the main page and see what wonderfully interesting information is offered on this site.
Then back to the top and start your tour in Introduction. You will see
"out-of-this-world" imagery which will transport you out into space. For a
quick tour click on Express Tour and then each planet. And when you have more time, come
back to this website and scroll down the main page links.
NINE PLANETS - JUST FOR KIDS
Bright, beautiful and written for children from the
original material on the above site, The Nine Planets. Be sure to visit both Nine Planets
sites because you may discover that there really is life out there!
Spectacular images of the universe.
Near-infrared images from 2MASS,
an all-sky survey. Zillions of stars, galaxies and nebulae. 2MASS uses two new,
highly-automated 1.3-m telescopes, one at Mt. Hopkins, Arizona, and one at CTIO, Chile.
Click on About 2MASS in upper left. See the image gallery.