Fun and Helpful Astronomy Links to Explore
Sites that are ok to get research from
Nasa.gov - obviously
Discovery Education – This site has tons of resources!!.
JPL Planets – This site will be useful for our planet research project. It includes most of the important data for each planet.
NASA Solar System – This site will also be useful for our planet research project. It includes the important data for each planet and more.
NASA’s Photojournal – Tons of pictures for your projects/enjoyment!
National Geographic - NEW! Planets! Planets and More Planets! Great information, beautiful pictures, and interative articles
National Geographic Virtual Solar System – Not a lot of information but a very cool site! Some features only work on a PC.
Kids Astronomy – Kid friendly planet data.
Your Weight On Another Planet – Type in your weight. and select your planet to get the answer!
NASA's Space Place - The Solar System for Kids
Curious about Astronomy? Ask an Astronomer– This is one of my new favorite sites. There is an archive of questions students like you have asked real astronomers and the chance to get your own questions answered. They also have an impressive list of favorite astronomy sites to visit.
Nine Planets – This site offers introductions to the nine planets, their satellites and other Solar System objects, including asteroids, comets and Kuiper Belt Objects.
ESA Kids - A Very Kid Friendly site
What's Your Favorite Planet? - Nova Science online. Contains info on all of the planets and you can vote on your favorite planet!
Windows to the Universe – Contains information on all planets.
Astronomical Distance Converter 5th graders; You asked for it her it is!!
Air and Space Museum -- Excellent website with up to date information
This pdf is big, but it has almost all the information you could ever need about each planet, as well as a ton of cool pictures. It's from NASA..who else.
School Related YouTube Links
Cool Current Event Feeds
Other Important Items