http://amazing-space.stsci.edu Amazing Space. (6-12) INTERACTIVE  This site is by the Space Telescope Science Institute an is responsible for the scientific operation of the Hubble Space Telescope.  This site provides a variety of interactive Web based space lessons and related activities.

www.physlink.com/Education/Astronomy.cfm Astronomy Educational Resources (K-12)

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod  Astronomy Picture of the Day. (4/5-12) This site is maintained by NASA and features different astronomy pictures each day.   Links include Archives, Index, Search, Calendar, Glossary and Education. 

https://sites.google.com/site/nasabigdata/  The MSS BIg Date Teacher Guide Welcome to the supplemental teacher guide to The MMS Big Data student guide to NASA’s MMS Mission. There is  a PDF copy of the student guide for use with your students.  In this guide, as noted by the graphics below, we provide: 
Instructions to complete each of the student activities.
Enrichment activities for students.
Connections to characteristics of computational thinking

Connections to the ISTE Standards for Students
Connections to the Next Generation Science Standards

Constellations
www.mreclipse.com  Mr Eclipse.  This site has numerous eclipse photos

www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html  Exploring Planets in the Classroom: Hands-on Activities.  This site provides more than 25 hands-on science activities in classroom-ready pages for both teachers and students for exploring geology, earth, the planets, and spa. 

Kids Space Sites
www.kidsastronomy.com KidsAstronomy. (K-8) INTERACTIVE This site is designed for students interested in astronomy. Links include Teacher’s Corner, Fun With Astronomy, Deep Space, The Solar System, Space Exploration, the Universe and more related links.

http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov Space Place (1-6) INTERACTIVE.  This site offers a variety of hands-on earth and space science activities and projects for elementary school children. 

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/solarsystem/ax/high.html  Virtual Solar System.  (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE This site was created by National Geographic and is an interactive solar system site.  An excellent tool for your students to use as they study our solar system. 

http://www.edutopia.org/astronomy-globe-night-sky  Edutopia Young Astronomers Study the Night Sky  (6-12) AAn international stargazing event inspires young scientists.

http://www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html Exploring Planets in the Classroom: Hands-On Activities. (K-12) INTERACTIVE Exploring Planets in the Classroom is a long-running summer workshop in Planetary Geosciences offered at the University of Hawaii’s at Manoa for the state's K-12 educators and librarians under the direction of Dr. G. Jeffrey Taylor. The workshop grew into this website to assist educators and resource specialists around the globe to find hands-on activities that match science standards in elementary, middle, high school, and college classrooms. These on-line activities are formatted for printing and direct classroom use

www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/educator.html Galileo K-12 Educator's Resources. (K-12) INTERACTIVE This site has curriculum units, slide sets and background sheets to add to science lesson plans and to help students keep up on current events when Galileo’s mission is in the news.  This site promotes solar system exploration.

http://www.exploratorium.edu/observatory/index.html A Guide To Astronomy Resources (K-12)

www.handsonuniverse.org  Hands-On Universe.  This site, from the Univ of California at Berkeley allows students to conduct scientific investigations using data from powerful space telescopes

http://library.thinkquest.org/10568/  Hitchhikers Guide to Model Rocketry (6-8).  This site provides a step-by-step tutorial that middle school students can use to build and design their first rockets.  This site also includes the principles of scientific rocketry in the Aerodynamics section, as well as other related links.  

Hubble Space Telescope

http://oposite.stsci.edu/pubinfo/pictures.html   Hubble Space Telescope Public pictures. (K-12)  This site contains collections of spectacular pictures of celestial objects, each accompanied by brief descriptions. 

http://hubblesite.org HubbleSite. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE  At the Space Telescope Science Institute, we’re working hard to study and explain the once-unimaginable celestial phenomena now made visible using Hubble’s cutting-edge technology. In the course of this exploration we will continue to share with you the grace and beauty of the universe… because the discoveries belong to all of us. HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/11/hubble/hubble-timeline-interactive  Hubble's 25 Greatest Hits. This site from National Geographic presents 25 of the Hubble telescope's "greatest hits". This  feature can allow users to travel over the course of approximately 20 years to view  photographs of galaxies, nebulae, and supernovas.

http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov  Imagine the Universe. (9-12)  This site provides science teacher with teacher created lesson plans and other related resources about astronomy and space exploration.

http://wings.avkids.com   K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook (K-8) INTERACTIVE  This site, developed by Cislunar Aerospace, contains a comprehensive study of the science of aeronautics for elementary and middle schools students over the internet  This site also has a Spanish version.

www.learningplanet.com Learning Planet. (K-8) INTERACTIVE Learning Planet has just joined forces with Lightspan.com, the free education portal where teachers, parents, and students find invaluable resources, research, and grade-specific activities in one convenient place.

http://scool.larc.nasa.gov Ceres S’Cool Project (3-12) INTERACTIVE  This site supports a hands-on project which links to NASA research on the Earth’s climates.  Science, math, and geography are used as students observe, compute and locate vital information through ground truth observations for the CERES instrument.

  

 

Mars

www.marsquestonline.org Mars Quest Online.(3-8) INTERACTIVE  This site is the result of a collaboration among SSI, NASA’s Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and TERC.  They have developed 34 highly visual, interactive experiences that highlight the most interesting planetary features.  This site has two main areas, the Tour and the Investigations.  Activities in both areas have specific challenges, natural ending points, and clear measure of success.

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/mars  Mars Teaching Resources from National Geographic

NASA Educational SItes

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov Earth Observatory (6-12) INTERACTIVE

http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/homepage.html Imagine the Universe. (8-12) INTERACTIVE

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/index.html   NASA Human Spaceflight. (4/5-12)

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov  NASA Kids, for Student Under 13. (K-6) INTERACTIVE

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids   The Space Place. (4/5-7-8) INTERACTIVE

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild StarChild (K-6) INTERACTIVE

http://education.gsfc.nasa.gov Goddard Spaceflight Center Education Web Site. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/home/index.html  Langley Research Center Office of Education. (4/5-12)

http://spacelink.msfc.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/.index.html

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html  Spacelink Instructional Materials (K-12)  Downloadable activities, lesson plans and video resources for learning about  space.

www.jpl.nasa.gov NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Web Site.  (6/12)

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/ NASA Multimedia Page (INTERACTIVE ) This site, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has video, podcasts, images and art related to space exploration and related science topics

http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions NASA Space Shuttle Launches. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE  From this document, you can access a variety of useful information about the next Shuttle launch , the Latest Shuttle Manifest and the Mixed Fleet Launch Schedule. You can also get more information about Orbiter Vehicles or Pre STS-1 missions or access the KSC's Shuttle Countdown Image ArchiveJSC's Shuttle Image Library , Ames Graphical Image Index or the Dryden's Shuttle Landing Archive

http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/rtf_front/index.html   NASA's Web Site. (K-12) This site provides a wealth of science resources.  In the panel, you’ll find links to Earth and space sites, a collection of NASA sites just for children, and student and teacher educational resources.  An interactive site.

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv NASA TV Webcasts (K-12)

www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/CoE/Coemain.html NASA Virtual Visits. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE  The NASA Glenn Research Center Learning Technologies Project (LTP) offers videoconferencing connections between teachers and students and NASA scientists, engineers, researchers, and education specialists. We have the capability to connect to most videoconferencing networks. NASA's ISDN videoconferencing system is compatible with the following video protocols: H.320 (most equipment meets this standard), H.CTX, H.CTXP, CTX, and CTXP.

http://nasaviz.gsfc.nasa.gov/ NASA Visualization Explorer - CLick on Sun, Moon/Planets or Universe  for  a number of  interactive  visualtion of  related topics.  NASA Visualization Explorer is your portal to the coolest stories about NASA’s exploration of Earth, the sun, moon, planets and universe. A new story is released every Tuesday and Thursday. Download the app now and get stories delivered right to your iOS device.

http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery NSSDC Photo Gallery. (4-12) INTERACTIVE  The National Space Science Data Center Photo Gallery has hundreds of great photos of planetary, astronomical and related object for students.  There also images of the solar system, and other objects taken by the Galileo spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope and Voyager 1 & 2 spacecrafts.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space Science & Nature’s Space  (6-12) INTERACTIVE.  This site, from the UK, has numerous interactive sites and pages related to space.  A great teaching resource.

 

 

Solar System

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi?it=swf::800::600::/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78780/Retro_Nav.swf::Retrograde%20Motion Retrograde Motion (6-12)  INTERACTIVE This interesting site provides a first hand look at retrograde motion. Site features include the ability to manipulate the radius of 3 different planets, the planet you're "looking from" and the one you're "looking at". Also include are The Introduction, How To, Exercises and Solutions sections.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/solarsystem/ax/high.html  Virtual Solar System.  (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE This site was created by National Geographic and is an interactive solar system site.  An excellent tool for your students to use as they study our solar system. 

http://www.windows.ucar.edu Windows on the Universe Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system covering the Earth and Space sciences for use by the general public. Windows to the Universe has been in development since 1995. Our goal is to build an internet site that includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets, that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience. 

http://earth.google.com Satellite Tracking with Google Earth.(4/5-12) INTERACTIVE

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov SOHO Exploring the Sun.  (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE This site is from the International Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO).  Images from this site are updated several times daily and show the Sun in action in a way that is never visible from Earth

http://oposite.stsci.edu/pubinfo Space Telescope Science Institute Web Site. (K-12)

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=14933218 Sputnik at 50 -- Looking Back at the Space Race (6-12) This site is from NPR and contains audio clips on this subject.

www.seds.org  Students for the Exploration and Development of Space. (4/5-12)  This is designed to encourage students to become interested in space explorations. Students can find out about current events in space exploration and view hundreds of pictures from outer space.

http://www.mcn.org/ed/CUR/cw/cwhome.html Welcome to the Wizard’s World. (3-8) INTERACTIVE  This site is maintained by Cory M. Wisnia, A MendoWorld Science Tech Guy.  It contains illustrative downloadable lessons and units, including games and other on-line science resources for the study of  astronomy and earth science in grades 3-8.

www.windows.ucar.edu  Windows to the Universe. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system on the Earth and Space sciences for the use of the general public. The objective of this project, funded by NASA, is to develop an innovative and engaging Web-site that spans the Earth and Space sciences. Our goal is to build a site that includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets, that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience