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1.Solar System; learn about the moons of our solar system

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solarsystem.htm

2. Planet information. Find your planet on the left

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

3. How much would you weigh on another planet?

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/edu/weight.htm

4. Planet facts; be sure to click on More About; online jigsaw puzzles

http://www.kidzone.ws/planets/

5. Space and Astronomy Resources for 4 th and 5 th Grade

http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/space.html

6. Starchild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

7. Fast Facts

http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/planets.html

8. Planet profiles; good image site

http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/planets.htm

9. NASA educational site for kids

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Sites/

10. Information about our solar System and planets

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/trading/trading-inter-scientist.html#ques2

 

Credits & References

Harcourt -Brace EPISD Science Adoption

Images
Earthrise: terra.gg.utah.edu/images/appollo8_earthrise_16

Solar System: http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/Images/StarChild/solar_system_level1/solar_system.gif
Sun: astogeology.usgs.gov/assets/wallpaper/sun.jpg

Fagenbaum, Barbara. Earth and Space. Carson Dellosa, 2004
Kupperstein, Joel; Hults, Alaska. SPACE. Creative Teaching Press, 2003
Vogt, Gregory. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Steck-Vaughn, 2001

United Streaming

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