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Astronomy

Table of Contents:

Nine Planets: Virtual Tour

Galileo Project

Space Science Student Involvement Project (SSSIP)

Astronomy with a Stick

NASA NEWEST/NEWMAST

MARS: An OUTSTANDING "Thinkquest" student entry

NASA Home Page

The Nine Planets, a virtual tour of our SOLAR SYSTEM contains great images and info on all the planets and other objects in our solar system. Want to know how it all formed or more about ASTRONOMY in general? Looking to learn about other solar systems? Then visit this highly acclaimed site at...

http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/billa/tnp/

Mars: Mankinds Future Lies in Space is a fine website AND an example of the OUTSTANDING work that can be done by high school students in the THINKQUEST contest. This site is a must visit!

http://despina.advanced.org/19455/mainpage.htm

 

 

The Galileo Project, a JPL/NASA Project has been returning spectacular images of the Jovian Satellites as well as a wealth of data from the planet Jupiter. To visit this outstanding site, select the link below:

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/

Looking to get your students involved in an interesting essay based contest? The Space Science Student Involvement Project offers students from K-12 opportunities for participation. This contest is cosponsored by NASA and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

http://www.nsta.org/programs/ssip.htm

Astronomy With a Stick is a "hands on" site for elementary and middle school students. Several investigations are available for students to conduct. Topics include: Tracking the Sun's Motion through the Sky, Understanding Variations in the Length of Daylight, and Constructing Scientific Models.

http://www.nsta.org/programs/sst/aws/aws.htm

Looking for professional development? Visit the NSTA professional development site to access information on the NASA NEWEST and NEWMAST summer workshops. These are very highly rated programs!

http://www.nsta.org/programs/new.htm

This is THE link to the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Home Page. From this site, you can learn about NASA's recent and planned projects. This site is a great starting point for anyone researching where our nation's space program has been and where it is headed. Many initiatives are underway that will enhance our understanding of Earth as well as the rest of our solar system.

http://www.nasa.gov