Astronomy & Space for Kids
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European Space Agency for Kids - It's not all about NASA! Remember Europe too has a foothold in space! Great site.
NASA Astrobiology Seminars- NASA Astrobiology Institute hosts a series of seminars and makes them available as on-demand webcasts.
NASA Center for Mars Exploration - The Center for Mars Exploration Web site has the latest information about NASA research projects on Mars. Visitors can look through atlases, galleries, and movies about the red planet. Fantastic.
NASA Earth Observatory - On this educational Web site about Global Warming, readers can browse articles, view instructional movies, and play games. Includes online resources for educators.
NASA Kids Club - Fantastic site for kids interested in space, science, rockets, astronauts and the solar system. A must.
The Gallileo Project - Introduce yourself to Galileo Galilei and his daughter Maria Celeste, learn about the science behind his discoveries. Great resource for a project on the key Astronomer.
Eyes on the Solar System - a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time.
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