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'Since the dawn of civilization, man was limited by his vision and imagination about his understanding of the universe.... see more

'The Huygens Probe was named after Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch astronomer who in 1655 discovered Titan, Saturn's largest... see more

Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. Its diameter is 88,846 miles (142,984 kilometers), more than 11 times... see more

Neptune is one of the two planets that cannot be seen without a telescope. The other is Pluto. Neptune is about 30 times... see more

Uranus, (YUR uh nuhs or yu RAY nuhs), is the seventh planet from the sun. Only Neptune and Pluto are farther away. Uranus... see more

Venus is known as the Earth's "twin" because the two planets are so similar in size. The diameter of Venus is about 7,520... see more

Relativity is either of two theories of physics developed by the German-born American physicist Albert Einstein. Those... see more

Information gathered by the Voyager probes forms the basis of the modern study of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and... see more

'Hurricanes are large, swirling storms. They produce winds of 119 kilometers per hour (74 mph) or higher. That's faster... see more

A supernova is an exploding star that can become billions of times as bright as the sun before gradually fading from... see more

'Earth is our home planet. Scientists believe Earth and its moon formed around the same time as the rest of the solar... see more

Pluto, (PLOO toh), is a dwarf planet that orbits far from the sun. It shares the region of its orbit, known as the Kuiper... see more

Mercury is the planet nearest the sun. It has a diameter of 3,032 miles (4,879 kilometers), about two-fifths of Earth's... see more

Nice site that has students asking atronomers about the relationship between a catastrophic impact and the Dark Ages. See... see more

Solid website discussing aggregate resources in California. See attached assignment.

Informative site that discusses El Nino. See attached assignment.

Nice site finds kids making sense of the weather. See attached assignment.

More information on El Nino/La Nina. See attached assignment.

Informative site involving the Greenhouse Effect. See attached assignment for specifics.

Interactive NASA information site. Follow the asteroid link. See attached assignment.

Specific discussion on universe creation within the context of a discussion about a black hole.

Solid website that allows students to learn about impacts and even pose questions to scientists. See attached assignment.

One of my favorite sites. Go to the Deep Impact link and start your discussion there. See attached assignment for lesson... see more

Another solid NASA website that can be utilized in different ways. See attached assignment(s). Add one of your own if you... see more