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Top : Kids and Teens : School Time : Science : Astronomy and Space (212 web sites)
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Astronomical Information Center
Get some answers to the most asked questions about the phenomena of the sun and moon, time, as well as calendars and historical events information.
http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/

Astronomy Jokes and Space Explorers
A collection of K-12 space and astronomy jokes with astronomy factoids, quizzes, quotes, links and pictures interspersed throughout the site describing history of astronomy and space exploration.
http://www.juliantrubin.com/astronomyjokes.html

Astronomy and Space for Kids
Stars, planets, black holes, Junior Astronomers Club.
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

Astronomy for Kids
Basic introduction to astronomy for kids K-6 grade.
http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html

Astronomy in Questions and Answers
A comprehensive collection of simple facts about the planets, the solar system, meteors, stars, galaxies, and astronomers.
http://www.guide-to-astronomy.narod.ru/

Constellation Stories and A Deepsky Atlas
Provides a listing of the constellations, maps, and the myths associated with them.
http://www.hawastsoc.org/deepsky/index.html

CosmicKids
Learn all about the Hubble Space Telescope.
http://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/archive/sm3a/classrm.html

DLTK's Space Crafts for Kids
Space crafts suitable for preschool, kindergarten and grade school kids.
http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/space/space.html

From Stargazers to Starships
The motion of Earth in space, Newtonian mechanics, spaceflight and spacecraft, and a math refresher, on a high school level. This site deals with the world of gravity--of massive planets and stars, and the way spaceflight is achieved despite their strong pull.
http://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Sintro.htm

Gene Smith's Brief History of Astronomy
Covers the development of this ancient science from days of Stonehenge (3100 BC) to the discovery of Pulsars (1968 AD).
http://cass.ucsd.edu/archive/public/tutorial/History.html

Guide to Arctic Sunrise and Sunset
Tables of daily sunrise and sunset times in the Arctic. Learn about the Land of the Midnight Sun, Solstices, and Equinoxes.
http://www.athropolis.com/sun-fr.htm

Heavenly Details
The Old Farmer's Almanac offers the dates and locations of solar and lunar eclipses for the year, as well as the full Moon names and dates for nine years. Check it out here, then go outside and look up.
http://www.almanac.com/astronomy/

Henrietta Leavitt Flat Screen Space Theater
The site is authored by Carolyn Collins Petersen, an accomplished astronomy writer and part-time Hubble researcher. Carolyn takes viewers to "The Planetarium Show That Never Ends," where various heavenly bodies are displayed and described in non-scientific but informative and inspiring ways.
http://www.thespacewriter.com/

Johnson Space Center Just for Kids
Includes information ranging from the training of astronauts to space station construction to the search for life on mars. Also offers an album of NASA photos and links to other sites about the earth and heavens.
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/education/justforkids.html

Life Beyond Earth
Think humans are alone? Follow space expert Timothy Ferris in the scientific search for extraterrestrial life. Also, write to an alien.
http://www.pbs.org/lifebeyondearth/index.html

Lunar Outpost
Space-related education, games, merchandise, NASA content and photos geared toward kids, parents, educators and space enthusiasts worldwide.
http://www.lunaroutpost.com/

Myths about the Sky, Constellations, and Stars
Find out about the gods and goddesses of different cultures around the world that focus on the myths that explain astronomy. Three levels of exploration: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
http://www.windows2universe.org/mythology/stars.html

NASA Kids
Find activities and information about rockets, astronauts, space exploration, space shuttles, solar system, and galaxies.
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/

Sky and Telescope - Observing
Featured articles about the moon, sun, and planets, along with meteors, asteroids, and comets.
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/highlights

Space and Astronomy for Kids
Information for kids, parents, and teachers ranging from the latest NASA missions and discoveries to backyard astronomy. Bi-weekly feature columns, links, moderated chat room, and bulletin board.
http://space.about.com/od/educationastronomyspace/tp/Astronomy_For_Kids.htm

TOPEX/Poseidon Kids Page
Offers an online coloring book, ask a scientist, FAQs, background on El Nio, and other links.
http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/topex/kids/

The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon
The animated adventure teaches children how NASA scientists use satellite imagery to better understand Earth's environmental changes.
http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/amelia/index.html

The Midnight Sun
Photos from interior Alaska of the Midnight Sun and tundra flowers, with links to more scientific information on the summer solstice.
http://www.turtlepuddle.org/bio/summer/solstice.html