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Aboriginal Star Knowledge
Study Native legends and folklore behind the stars.
Apollo 18 Internet Resources
Learn about the crew, the mission objectives, and the mission's significance. The latest space-related news and discussion rooms to chat about space-related items. Also included here are actual lesson plans complete with downloadable slide shows for the space missions.
Ask An Astronaut - National Space Society
Ask a real astronaut any of your space questions and view archived questions answered by many astronauts including Buzz Aldrin, Charles Walker, Story Musgrave, John Glenn, Kathryn Thornton, James Lovell, Ronald Parise, Byron Lichtenberg
Astronomy Resources on the WWW
List of astronomical services including general collections, e-zines, specialized areas, and servers around the world.
Astro Scale
Find out how much you would weigh on different planets.
The Aurora Page
Information, links and images about the Northern Lights.
Black Sun Eclipse Website
Has pictures, eclipse links, eclipse information
Calgary's Aero Space Museum
Over one hundred photographs and historical information about the aviation history of Canada.
Canada's History in Space
Information about Canada's role in the exploration of space
The Canadian Space Guide
Keeps you updated on recent developments in the space field, as well as provides a directory.
The Center for Science Education At UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab.
Lesson plans and activities on Earth and Space Science. Topics include the electromagnetic spectrum, satellite communications, satellite dishes, constellations and the zodiac, solar system objects, earthquakes, and more!
Challenger Center Online
Resources, events, information on Challenger.
Comets and Meteor Showers
The "Comet" section has accurate positions of each currently visible comet, on-line star charts, photographs and information on interesting historical comets. The "Meteor" section has information on meteor showers and is divided by month with information provided on each shower.
Earth and Moon Viewer
"Presents an earth map -- you can see where it is day, or night, right now. You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe."
Glossary of Space Science Terms
The Great Globe Gallery on the WWW
The Great Global Gallery on the World Wide Web - Developed by a Polish geologist, this site contains hundreds of images of the Earth showing everything from global snow and ice caps to corals and mangroves to global water quality.
Latest Hubble Space Telescope Observations
Links to sites on exploration, phases and eclipses, the building of Apollo, the Apollo missions, the lunar gallery, lunar features and discoveries.
NASA- Astronomy Picture of the Day
"Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. "
NASA: Center for Mars Exploration
A variety of information on mars including, historical references to Mars, previous Mars missions, tools to analyze Mars, current Mars news, and much more.
NASA - Comet Images
Provides pictures of over 50 comets.
NASA Education Internet Links
Links to the multitude of NASA educational resources.
NASA Rocket Classroom Activities
Activities using simple and inexpensive materials that can be used within a science unit about rockets.
NASA: The Solar System Glossary
NASA Spacelink- Educational Products
"current NASA educational products available on Spacelink. Throughout the year NASA produces new items and revises existing products." Topics include: Educational Briefs, Educator's Guides, Educational Programs, Educational Wallsheets, Lithographs, Educational Slide Sets, and Educational Videotapes.
NASA: Star Child
A learning center for young astronomers.
The Nine Planets
Through this multia meda tour of the solar system learn about the history, mythology and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and their moons in our solar system.
Outer Orbit
Curricular resources for students and teachers, including: Space Chat (talk with professionals); Ask an Astronomer (question and answer service); Today in Space (look through a telescope or link to an online magazine/newspaper); Mission Mars (information about this project); International Space Station (keep up to date with what's happening); and link to other space related sites.
PDS Mars Explorer for the Armchair Astronaut
Allows you to get an image map of any area on Mars at a variety of zoom factors, image sizes, and map projections using data from NASA's Viking missions.
Project Galileo: Bringing Jupiter to Earth
Information on the spacecraft probe.
The Satellite Site
Information about how sattelites work, their purposes, specific orbits, and more.
Solar System
Links to sites on the solar system, the sun, the planets, planetary moons, asteriods, comets and meteors.
Space and Astronomy
Curricular units on space and astronomy.
Space Calendar
Covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year. Included are over 750 links to related home pages.
Space Planet Launch Pad
Make spacey things, Do spacey things, Space science in action, Amazing facts, from Dr. Marc
Space Science Picture Gallery
A gallery of pictures from space as viewed from the space shuttle and weather satellites.
Space Theme
Links to sites on Mars, space shuttle, exploring space, space agencies, astronomy and comets.
Star Journey
View images of the stars from the Hubble Space Telescope and National Geographic.
The Sun: Man's Friend & Foe
"An interactive web site written to educate the reader about the Sun and how it affects our lives. It presents valuable information about the Sun and its beneficial and detrimental affects on mankind. The major topics cover studies on scientific information on the Sun, the Sun's structure, the Sun's effect on culture, solar energy, and history, as well several others. We have curriculum for teachers to use with our site in their classrooms. This includes, activities, science projects, and ideas for further study. Included is a list of useful books, an internet resource section documenting the resources used to develop this site."
Universe from Canada
Images, activities, and information about the universe.
Views of the Solar System
over 220 pages of information and 950 images about the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids.
Views of the Solar System
" presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos. Views of the Solar System offers enhanced exploration and educational enjoyment of the solar system and beyond."
Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars Page
Many articles and some animations on black holes. Also has FAQ section.
The Western Sky
A monthly webzine of Astronomy, History, Weather, and the Outdoors for the Western U.S, plus many links to astronomy and Western resources on the Net. Includes a printable Night Sights calendar of celestial happenings.
Whole Mars Catalog
Information about Mars as well as Mars Missions.
Windows to the Universe
A site about earth and space science. Also has a section on sky mythology.
Windows to the Universe
Earth and space science documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets. Teacher resources include classroom activities and educational links.