Science Astronomy and Space in the Best of the Web Directory

Science Astronomy and Space

  • An Atlas of The Universe

    Contains maps of the universe zooming out from the nearest stars to the entire visible universe.

  • Astronomy for Kids

    Check out sky maps, the planets, sky wonders, and constellations. Visit the Beginner's Corner for some useful tips.

  • Big Brain Science

    Children can learn about the solar system and learn how to conduct an experiment.

  • Cool Cosmos

    Kids resource for a wide range of information about the outer space.

  • EnchantedLearning.com - Astronomy

    Learn all about the planets and our solar system, and find classroom activities and fun things to do, including arts and crafts.

  • EnchantedLearning.com - Astronomy Dictionary

    Study up on lots of astronomy-related terms, from "aberration of light" to "zodiacal light.".

  • EnchantedLearning.com - The Planets

    Learn about the nine plants and their moons, and check out some fun activities and quizzes.

  • Fact Monster - Space Quiz

    Take the space quiz to learn more about outer space, and try some other quizzes, too.

  • Hawaiian Astronomical Society: Deepsky Atlas

    Features constellation myths, maps and images. Includes alphabetical search.

  • Imagine the Universe

    NASA's resource for students age 14 and up, and for anyone interested in learning about our universe. With grade school level astronomy information and dictionary.

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Games and Activities

    Offers a variety of space themed games and activities for children, graded according to age. From the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology.

  • Marc's Observatory

    Guides children through what there is to see in the night sky, including finding stars with names used in the Harry Potter books.

  • NASA for Kids

    Features news for kids, a collection of interactive games and activities, stories, and an online kids club.

  • NASA Kids

    Try some of the space-related projects and games for kids, as well as art, stories, and activities.

  • NASA Science for Kids

    Contains answers to "big questions" kids ask about NASA's space programs.

  • NASA Space Place

    Features space-related games, projects, animations, facts and community organizations.

  • Nasa's Imagine the Universe

    Intended for children age 14 and up; provides extensive astronomy explanations and articles, plus an archive of Ask an Astrophysicist questions and answers.

  • The Nine Planets - For Kids

    An adaptation of Bill Arnett's site, designed especially for upper elementary children. Contains information on current scientific knowledge about the planets as well as mythology and photographs.

  • Ology: Astronomy

    Offers astronomy themed quizzes, games and activity ideas, plus an interview with an astronomer.

  • Solar System Exploration: Kids

    NASA site offering many interactive learning features, games and activities for children, on topics concerning our solar system.

  • Space Weather Center

    Explores for children the story of space weather effects, from the plasma state of matter and the Sun, to forecasting auroras and storms in Earth's magnetic field.

  • Space.com

    Comprehensive space information resource covering topics on heavenly bodies and space technologies. With multimedia galleries.

  • Star Child

    Learning center for young astronomers includes articles and astronomy explanations at two reading levels, plus a variety of games, puzzle and activity ideas.

  • StarChild

    A NASA learning center for young astronomers. With articles on the solar system and universe and classroom activities.

  • Surfing the Solar System

    Interactive web hunt game for older children or families, where kids must solve a number of clues in order to reveal what might be a popular solar system tourist destination one day.

  • Telescopes in Education

    Check for program information, telescope history, participating schools, online resources, observatory camera, internet links and more.

  • We Choose The Moon

    Interactive re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

  • Windows to the Universe

    User-friendly learning system focusing on the earth and space sciences, accessible to the general public. Offers three reading levels.

  • Windows to the Universe - Space Weather

    Learn what creates the weather in space, and link to a current view of the sun.

  • Zoom Astronomy

    Provides brief, colorful explanations of astronomy topics and the planets, plus instructions and ideas for astronomy crafts.

  • The Zula Patrol

    3D/CG animated children's show which focuses on specific educational science learning objectives.

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