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Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see... see more

The Java applet displays the position of the sun (height and azimuth) for any date, time and location, and an interactive... see more

This activity helps students identify constellations in the night sky and understand the mythology related to the... see more

This pop-up book was designed for K-4 students. By following Echo's journey through Arizona they become more familiar... see more

This site gives an overview of the Northern Lights including how they happen, the colors behind them, etc.

gives a background history on the northern lights

This networked laboratory simulation provides an environment in which students can select from hundreds of standard... see more

Explore Mars with a click of your mouse! Click on the image of Mars, and it will be redrawn with the selected point at... see more

This applet shows the visible sky, in the form of a polar chart, with the sun, moon, 4 planets and 56 stars; simply enter... see more

A brief article for educators and the interested public on what happened with the "demotion" of Pluto and what the... see more

This is the "Ask an Astrophysicist" service of the "Imagine the Universe!" web site. They specialize in cosmic-ray,... see more

The Project Apollo Archive serves as an online reference source and repository of digital images pertaining to the... see more

A good site for young students (elementary) or low level readers in middle/high school.

Student tutorial page relating to the Hubble's classification scheme of galaxies. Includes student worksheet (see... see more

Great Pictures from Earth and space. Websites allow for great warm-ups, discussios, guess whats and just plain fun to... see more

Virtual moon with landing sites

NJAA was founded by seven men with varied talents and unyielding resolve formed the New Jersey Astronomical Association -... see more

quiz about the atmosphere with the ability to check your answers

Do your students ever argue that NASA and the American Government faked the moon landings in order to "beat" the... see more

Excellent website for information, video and telescopic images.

Introduction to a real greenhouse, radiant light/heat absorption, then comparing atmospheric gases and surface... see more

The students will demonstrate their knowledge of moon phases by creating the moon phases using cream filled chocolate... see more

Astronomers have, for the first time, spotted a planet that is considered to be in the "Goldilocks zone," meaning that... see more