Awesome Astronomy Websites

Astronomy Websites:

Quizlet Astronomy Flashcards 
(click "Flashcards" to study words, "Learn" to practice words, and "Test" to take a practice test)

http://quizlet.com/64646699/flashcards
 

BBC School Science Clips: Earth, Sun and Moon
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/earth_sun_moon.shtml

 

Study Jam Video: A Day on Earth
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/solar-system/day-on-earth.htm

 

Study Jam Video: The Universe
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/solar-system/universe.htm

 

Day Night Demonstrator
http://www.ictgames.com/dayNight/

 

Teacher's Domain: Earth in Motion - Seasons
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ess05_int_seasonsgame/

 

Discover Simulation: Patterns in the Sky (Revolution, Seasons)
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr2/unitd.html

Seasons - click on a season for a description
http://www.meteo.psu.edu/~j2n/seasons.swf

 

MacGraw-Hill Seasons

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78778/Seasons_Nav.swf

 

Seasons - Slide to a different season and observe tilt, sun position in sky
http://www.freezeray.com/flashFiles/seasons.htm


Seasons Simulator: Drag person to change latitude
http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion1/animations/seasons_ecliptic.html

Children's University of Manchester: Sunrise and Sunset
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/earthandbeyond/sunrisesunset/
 

Children's University of Manchester: Shadow Lengths
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thechildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/earthandbeyond_a.swf

 

Teacher's Domain: Observe Sunrise and Sunset 
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ess05_vid_riseset/

 

Teacher's Domain: Characteristics of the Sun 
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ess05_vid_sunbasics/

 

Planetarium - Interactive Star and Sky Website
http://neave.com/planetarium/

 

Earth, Sun, and Moon: Simulated Research Trip through Asteroid Belt
http://www.earthsunmoon.co.uk/

NASA Sun Booklet Interactive 
http://stargazers.gsfc.nasa.gov/pdf/products/books/Sun_booklet_English.htm

 

Engineering Interact: Sun Facts 
http://www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/mmg/teaching/peterstidwill/interact/resources/astroadventure/flash/tests/questions/sun.htm
 

Discover Simulation: Sun and Stars during the day
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr1/unitd.html

 

Discover Simulation: Stars
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr4/unitd.html

 

Current Moon Phase
http://www.calculatorcat.com/moon_phases/phasenow.php

 

Time Ticker Time Zone Clocks
http://www.timeticker.com/


Brain Pop! Fly to Mars
http://www.brainpop.com/games/flytomars/

Brain Pop! Mars Video
http://www.brainpop.com//science/space/mars/

Prezi to Compare and Contrast the Inner and Outer Planets
https://prezi.com/jywqdugpsse5/copy-of-compare-and-contrast-inner-and-outer-planets/

Solar System jigsaw Puzzle (Click on Planet Level to put planets in order)
http://www.akat.org/cesitli/space_jigsaw.swf


Astronomy Kids: The Solar System - click on an object for more information
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm

 

Planet brochure Project
http://elearning.kearney.k12.mo.us/~thomast/PlanetBrochureProject.html

 

NASA Solar System Explorer
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/solar-system-explorer/#/review/solar-system-explorer/game.swf

 

NASA Sun Photos

http://ds9.ssl.berkeley.edu/viewer/flash/flash.html

 

Shoot a Cannonball into Space
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/how-orbits-work/en/

 

Living in Space: Design a Space Station
https://www.childrensmuseum.org/legacy-games/cosmicquest/index.html