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Resources for Junior Stargazers

Activities

Welcome, Junior Stargazers! There’s lots more to come, but to start out we have three activities for astronomy clubs to have fun with (PDF viewer required).

Links to Interesting Astronomy Websites

—For Younger Astronomers

Arty the astronaut
http://www.artyastro.com/artyastro.htm
Astronomy for kids
http://library.thinkquest.org/3645/page2.html
Astronomy for kids
http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html
Astronomy for kids
http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/
Kids Astronomy
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/
NASA’s SpacePlace
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/
Star Child
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

—For Everybody

Astronomical League
http://www.astroleague.org/
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
http://www.astrosociety.org
Astronomy in your hands
http://www.astronomyinyourhands.com/activities/activities.html
Constellations
http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellations.html
Human spaceflight
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/home/index.html
Moon phases
http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/vphase.html
Northern Lights alerts
http://www.spaceweather.com
Planetary Society
http://planetary.org/
Thursday’s Classroom
http://www.thursdaysclassroom.com/
Tour of the planets
http://www.seds.org/nineplanets/nineplanets/
Windows to the Universe
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/