This is an entertaining site to explore! The black background and colorful objects in outer space make this an inviting Website for students. Clicking on "Our Planet" will provide information on Earth -- everything from its "Interior and Surface" to its "Myth & Culture." Clicking on "Our Solar System" provides information on planets, asteroids, and comets. Students will enjoy coloring the planets in the new interactive Solar System Coloring Book. You will find additional, and great, information under "Astronomy & The Universe." Also, be sure to click on "Strange Stuff in Space"! There are lots of activities, such as playing games and creating a journal, available inTeacher Resources. Some parts of the site offer a Spanish version of the text. Thus far the author has been able to keep this site ad-free.
University of Michigan
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• High School Middle School Elementary School