Planets and solar system

Collected resources for Easter Camp Explorers

Place of Earth in our solar system

The Sun

Earth

Planets and Solar system

Moon

Extended Learning: I wonder :0))

~ Can we hear/ say Hello in outer space? (Petra) (Link-1 sound requires medium to travel)

~ Can we walk in Outer space? (Lok Lok) (Link-3+4, walking on any surface requires gravitational force to pull)

~ Can we smell in outer space? (Anika) (smelling requires medium to travel)

~ Can we eat pizza in outer space? contd....(link 2, .....)

http://www.artyastro.com/main.htm

Has space and astronomy dictionary, travel to the 9 planets, in memory of space shuttle challenger, constellations, changing seasons, 4 games, create your own space scenes, receive space email, make your own star cruiser paper aeroplane, word matching activity.

http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/skywatch/index.html

This is brilliant, the discovery channel’s kids site on everything space. Loads of resources. Teaching tools are OK,

NASA

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/9-12/multimedia/index.html

Look at this site index for teachers

http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/en/kids/index.shtml

Games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology. Another NASA site.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/home/

Stacks of stuff!! NASA’s site for children. Too much to list! The video clips are really good.

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

Another site under 13’s.

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/eds/tools/

INTERACTIVE!!! Fantastic interactive tools for whiteboard

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/

Online Space Explorations!! Superb.

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/eds/astronomy-basics.php

Facts about space all catagorised and very easy to use-excellent resource

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/

Homepage of the website where the 2 above resources were found

http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/ask/askmag.html

An astronomer’s website-for kids

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

Learning centre for you astronomers

http://ology.amnh.org/astronomy/

Our place in space-excellent website from the American Museum of Natural History

http://anzwers.org/free/universe/

An atlas of the universe

http://www.badastronomy.com/bad/index.html

Misconceptions and myths about astronomy from TV to newspapers to Hollywood movies! Great for fact or fiction

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/cosmicquest/index.html

Design a space station, take an expedition to the magnetic north pole

http://hea-www.harvard.edu/ECT/the_book/index.html

Hands on astronomy activities for kids

http://www.synapses.co.uk/astro/index.html

Very detailed, has info/booklets etc to download

http://stardate.org/

Excellent radio programmes on lots of different subjects, planets, astronomy, stars-right click the mp3 file format and save to your computer as the online links sometimes break down.

http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/puzzles/

Interactive puzzles for each of the planets

http://www.thespacestore.com/chceforspsce.html

Worksheets and free downloadable and printable resources

http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/AtHomeAstronomy/activity_07.html

Make an astrolabe. An astrolabe (pronounced AS'-tro-layb) is a device used for measuring altitude, including the height of objects in the sky.

http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/AtHomeAstronomy/activity_08.html

An astrolabe can be used to measure the altitude of an object, including changes in the Sun's path over the course of the year.

http://www.wnet.org/hawking/html/home.html

Stephen Hawking website

http://www.universetoday.com/

A virtual newspaper containing all space and astronomy stories-superb!

http://www.unitedspacealliance.com/shuttle/

Live space mission audio and video!!!! Mechanical parts of a space shuttle-diagram and breakdown.


Science - Sound - Sound requires a medium - English
Dining on the Space Station
Inside the space station....Awesome !!!!!
Our World: Sleeping On Board the International Space Station
Neil Armstrong

Scale of Universe

Videos to watch at home:

The Planet Song
Planets & Solar System for Children- School Education Video
The Magic Schoolbus Episode 01 Gets Lost In Space

collected by Anika Saxena