Elementary Friendly Websites
Great Sites for Researching Solar System
- Planet Profiles http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/ Can see specifics on planets. Make sure to click the link to the Photojournal Button
- Nine Planets http://nineplanets.org/ Has history and scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system.
- Kids Astronomy Learn about Planets in the solar System, fast facts and more (cool graphics)
- NASA Kids Club Stories, Picture Dictionary, podcasts and articles on missions. Guide to watching the sky.
- Nasa Space Place Has facts, questions, activities, glossary and more (Check out Solar Tricktionary under activities)
- OuterspaceUniverse.org Facts about Space and the Universe overall.
- Pics4Learning Has images to use in projects and assignments that are copywrite free for education. Has a Space category.
More Space Sites, more for FUN
- Astronomy Picture of the Day Gives you a different image or photograph along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer
- Your Age on Other Worlds Calculates your Age on other planets
- Your Weight in Other Worlds Calculates how heavy your are on other planets ( on which planet are you the lightest?)