Recommended Links

Alien Safari: discover some of the most extreme organisms on our planet, and find out what they are telling astrobiologists about the search for life beyond Earth.

Exploratorium: discover your weight and age on other planets!

Google Sky: browse the universe, locate planets and constellations in the sky, zoom in to distant galaxies and nebulae.

Hands-On Solar Activities: the YPOP Solar Classroom is filled with hands-on, solar related activities.

Space Place logoNASA Links:

  • NASA's space for kids: games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day: a different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
  • Climate Kids
  • NASA Climate Kids demystifies the “Big Questions” about global climate change using 4-6th-grade-level language, colorful illustrations, humor, interactivity, and games.

SciJinks logoSciJinks Weather Laboratory targets middle-schoolers. It explains the reasons for the seasons, the tides, and other weather and Earth science mysteries in colorful “Now I get it!” pages.

SunTrek: take a journey into space and find out more about the Sun and its effect on the Earth.

The Evening Sky Map & Calendar: a two-page guide to the night sky.

Toledo Astronomical Association: offers star parties (open to the public) and telescope advice.