Space Exploration


Solar System Resources

ThemPark: Space Exploration (Great Directory of Resources - Jim)

Amazing Space

Windows on the Universe

Essential Question

Developing Essential Questions$4

Space Viewers

Google Sky

Explore the Sky with GoogleEarth

Celestia ... The free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Explore Mars Now

The Nine Planets Solar System Tour

A Sense of Scale

Space Exploration Webquests

Traveling into Tomorrow

Space Colony Webquest

Space Station Phyve

Space Survival Challenge

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 - inforrmation on artificial intelligence and the predicted Singularity . . . when everything changes.


Designing a Space Station

Build a Solar System


Sense of Scale

Math Awareness Theme: Space Exploration

Trigonometry & Space Exploration

Real-world Math and Science


Space Survival

Wikipedia: Space & Survival

Space and Human Survival

Lesson Plans

TeAchnology - Space & Astronomy Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan for Exploration of Mars