Mr. Nale's
Virtual Classroom

ASTRONOMY AND SPACE

  • Astronomy for Kids
    The solar system, planets, sun, stars, asteroids, and galaxies are all available in this site.
     
  • The Constellations and Their Stars
    Need information on stars, constellations, the Milky Way? The first thing you need to know is that constellations are not real!
  • Hubble Site
    Learn about new Hubble discoveries, view photographs of stars and galaxies, and find out facts about this remarkable telescope.
     
  • The Jason Project
    A scientist and explorer opens the door to discovery to children. After receiving thousands of letters from children who were excited by his discovery, Dr. Ballard and a team of associates dedicated themselves to developing ways that would enable teachers and students all over the world to take part in global explorations using advanced interactive telecommunications.
  • NASA
    Learn about aeronautics, earth, space, and NASA's space program through a variety of games, activities, and features.
     
  • NASA Kids
    Learn space sciences at this site from NASA. With games, projects, news, this site seeks "to inform, inspire, and involve" children of all ages and reading levels.
  • National Air and Space Museum
    Here, in virtual space, are the objects that made the dream of flight a reality. Each is a reminder of a noteworthy achievement and evokes the spirit of its own particular time.
  • Space Day
    Help celebrate the wonderful world of space exploration. Listen to audio files of the four-hour, interactive Webcast that took place at this site on Thursday, May 6, 1999. Hear what former Senator John Glenn and other astronauts, astronomers, scientists, educators, and filmmakers had to say about what’s so cool about outerspace. Requires plug-ins.
     
  • The Space Place
     This is a great source for projects, games and activities, scientific information and amazing facts all about space.
     
  • Star Journey
    A beautiful site from National Geographic featuring star maps and info on the Hubble telescope.
     
  • StarChild
    Explore the universe at this colorful site maintained by NASA.
  • Views of the Solar System
    Presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, and spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics, and videos.
     
  • Virtual Science Center
    The Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, California, offers a virtual tour of selected exhibits and programs, a virtual planetarium, and space photographs taken by their telescopes. Try your hand at a lunar landing.
     
  • Windows to the Universe
    A site about earth and space science. Includes a lovely section on mythology.
     
  • Women of NASA
    The Women of NASA resource was developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.