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Links for Research:

Grade 5 - Unit 2
Astronomy
Back Through the Stars


Links for Research:

Podcasts

Hubblescope HD Podcast

General Unit Links

Natural History Museum's Astronomy Page

NASA for Kids

NASA-Johnson Space Center - Houston, Texas

NOVA Online-Hunt for Alien Worlds

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Yahooligans! Search Results for Astronomy

Willow Web Podcast (podcast by elementary age students, including much about space/astronomy) requires iTunes

Seeing in the Dark PBS companion web site for film

Enchanted Learning Solar System

The Nine (Eight) Planets

Welcome to the Planets

Astronomy Online

Solar Eclipse

Map a Planet

Exploratorium Observatory

Hubble Site

Astronomy Activities

Discovery Now

Online Astronomy Games

Space Place NASA Games

Star Gazing Online Game

Virtual Trip to Mars

Story by Story Links

Telescopes

Galileo (Background for Teachers)

Galileo More Resources

The Heavenly Zoo

Circles, Squares, Daggers

Voyager

A Meeting in Space

Stars

The Book the Saved the Earth

Space Links:

by Doug Yonce

World Space Week
This event is ideal for teachers to promote student interest in science and math. A free Teacher's Activity Guide is available.
http://www.spaceweek.org

Hands-On Astronomy Activities

Additional Sites:
NASA: Sputnik - The Fiftieth Anniversary
History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. That launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments.
http://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/

Space & Astronomy Lessons
Offers astronomy and space science lesson plans for students of all ages.
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/astronomy.html

Lesson Plans @ Earth from Space
These lesson plans will be engaging and helpful in the classroom. Grade level and standards are noted beside each plan.
http://www.earthfromspace.si.edu/lesson_plans.asp

Space Place Teacher's Corner
Although the entire Space Place site may be helpful to teachers and students, the resources linked here were developed specifically to help in the classroom.
http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/en/educators/

The International Space Station Turns 10

NASA World Book

General Curriculum Links:

Links for Other Curriculum Areas


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