Visuals and text on planets, etc.
Build models of the planets
Answering questions about the solar system
"Virtual" tour of planets or satellites.
Detailed explanation on how to make your own solar system model.
Easy to read descriptions of each phase. Pictures of each phase done as a "quiz"-- label the picture correctly and number the order. If you scroll down to the bottom, there is a place to click for a printable copy of the page (it gets rid of the black background).
Website with a monthly calendar with daily pictures of the phases. (In other words, what a moon journal should look like.
Picture of the current phase of the moon. Chart to put in date to get phase on any date.
Data on sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset. Click on "Table of Sunrise/Sunset...." and put in city/town get sunrise/sunset and moonrise/moonset for today and a description of the moon phase.
Daily calendar for the month telling what is in the sky.
With an explanation written by a professional astronomer. Links to other sites.
ThinkQuest site is that you can browse it by age group, guaranteeing that all the is age-appropriate for your classroom. Tip: start with Parts of Our Site
Exploring space, puzzles, sky maps
NASA site with videos, updates, and instructions for online communications with the space station.