General


Space Exploration
http://adc.gsfc.nasa.gov/adc/education/space_ex/index.html

NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/exploration/main/index.html

Solar System Resources
http://region6.mainelearns.org/resourcesformaineteachers/index.html?242

ThemPark: Space Exploration (Great Directory of Resources - Jim)
http://www.uen.org/themepark/exploration/space.shtml

Amazing Space
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/

Windows on the Universe
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/

Essential Question


Developing Essential Questions
http://dl1.yukoncollege.yk.ca/hfeinquirypage/stories/storyReader$4

Space Viewers


Google Sky
http://www.google.com/sky/

Explore the Sky with GoogleEarth
http://earth.google.com/sky/skyedu.html

Celestia ... The free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
http://www.shatters.net/celestia/

Explore Mars Now
http://www.exploremarsnow.org/

The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
http://www.nineplanets.org/

A Sense of Scale
http://learninginmaineresources.wikispaces.com/Scale

Space Exploration Webquests

Traveling into Tomorrow
http://home.sullivan.k12.il.us/teachers/williams/space_exploration.htm

Space Colony Webquest
http://www.coollessons.org/spacecolony.htm#INTRODUCTION

Space Station Phyve
http://www.geocities.com/r_deruvo/

Space Survival Challenge
http://lakelandschools.org/EDTECH/leslie/space.htm

Literature about Space Exploration



For a list of books on space exploration, go to Maine MARVEL . . . and then to NovelList and NoveList K-8. Excellent source of books on themes. . . just do a quick search.

Issac Asimov
Ray Bradbury
Arthur C. Clark
2001 - A Space Odyssey - Book and Film (I have a copy of the dvd to lend out - Jim)
Technological Singularity
KurzweilAI.net - inforrmation on artificial intelligence and the predicted Singularity . . . when everything changes.

Constructing


Designing a Space Station
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?DocID=141

Build a Solar System
http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system/index.html

Math


Sense of Scale
http://learninginmaineresources.wikispaces.com/Scale

Math Awareness Theme: Space Exploration
http://www.mathaware.org/mam/05/space.exploration.html

Trigonometry & Space Exploration
http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/60698.html

Real-world Math and Science
http://www.massachusetts.edu/stem/realworldspaceexploration.html

Survival


Space Survival
http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/space_survival.html

Wikipedia: Space & Survival
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_and_survival

Space and Human Survival
http://www.sylviaengdahl.com/space/survival.htm

Lesson Plans


TeAchnology - Space & Astronomy Lesson Plans
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/science/astronomy/

Lesson Plan for Exploration of Mars
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/lifeonmars/