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Space

 Earth and Its Biosphere
http://www.geography4kids.com
For basic geography information. Learn about the Earth's structure and energy, the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere

 Solar System Exploration: Kids
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm
Information on the planets and interactive games.

Design a Planet
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/DAP/index.html
As you design a planet that is habitable to humans, you will learn the important characteristics of Earth that allow for life to develop.

 Earth, Sun, and Moon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/earth_sun_moon.shtml
A similar simulation to the one above except you can set a length of time and see how much the Earth and moon move.

 NASA Kids Club
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html
Information and interactive activities for all areas related to space.

 NASA Quest
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/
Connects K-12 classrooms with people, research, and science through mission-based interactions and activities.  

Space.com
http://www.space.com/
An in-depth site on space containing news stories, videos, photos, and more.

 Spark Island-Solar System
http://www.e-gfl.org/e-gfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/teacher/other/Spark/Spark2005/solar_system/index.html
Explore how often the Earth moves around the sun, and the moon turns around the Earth, using a simulation.  

The Space Place
http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/en/kids/
Check out the cool games, images, videos, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.

 Zoom Astronomy
http://www.allaboutspace.com/subjects/astronomy/
A comprehensive on-line site about space and astronomy.  

Solar System Exploration: Kids
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm
Information on the planets and interactive games.

Earth, Sun, and Moon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/earth_sun_moon.shtml
A similar simulation to the one above except you can set a length of time and see how much the Earth and moon move.

Phases of the Moon
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/moon_phases/
Animated, interactive demonstration of the phases of the moon.

Star Child
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html
A Learning Center for Young Astronomy. Activities for exploring our universe.

 

 

 

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