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The following is collection of General Space Science related links as well as links to Space Science sites geared towards children.

General Space Science Sites

Space Science Education Resource Directory
The Space Science Education Resource Directory is a convenient way to find NASA space science products for use in classrooms, science museums, planetariums, and other settings.

AstroWeb: Astronomy/Astrophysics on the Internet
AstroWeb links to resources on space observation and research, as well as publications, organizations, images, software, and more.

Central Operations of Resources for Educators (CORE)
NASA CORE is a worldwide distribution center for NASA's multimedia educational materials including videocassettes, slides, and CD-ROM programs. For a nominal fee, CORE will provide educators with materials through its mail order service.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence: Space Science
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence links to an array of educational resources on space science.

LPI Education Resources Catalog
A database of NASA Sources, Curriculum Materials, Teacher Training opportunities, CD-ROMs, Posters, Maps/Globes, Slides, Online Resources, Films/Videos and other materials.

NASA Homepage
The resources formerly found on the NASA Spacelink site are now linked from the NASA Homepage. There, you'll find a comprehensive electronic library that contains current information related to NASA's aeronautics and space research. Teachers, faculty, and students will find information about NASA programs and projects in addition to teacher guides and pictures that can enhance classroom instruction.

Southeast Regional Clearinghouse (SERCH) Educator Resources
SERCH, the Southeast region's Broker/Facilitator, has compiled an extensive collection of space science resources. For each planet and the sun there is a large array of online information including classroom activities, images, general facts, and data from related space science missions.

Space Science Sites for Kids

Amazing Space
Amazing Space provides kid and classroom-friendly activities on galaxies, stars, the solar system, Hubble, comets, blacks holes, and more.

Imagine the Universe
Imagine the Universe is intended for ages 14 and up. The site provides science information, multimedia and interactive programs, a look at satellites and data, a forum for questions, a dictionary of terms, and lesson plans for teachers.

NASA Quest
NASA Quest is a place to learn about NASA people and programs. Through profiles, lesson plans, activities, Q&A, and more, students and teachers are connected to NASA.

The Space Place
The Space Place allows you to "make [and] do spacey things" by providing a number of different activities for kids. Science experiments and space facts are also presented.

StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
StarChild provides two levels of activities based on the solar system,. universe, and space stuff. A glossary, history, and Q&A are also included.

For Kids Only
Earth Science Enterprise provides information on air, natural hazards, land, water, and people, as well as games and puzzles for kids.

Space Kids
Space Kids provides activities, news, and links regarding space science for kids.

NASAKIDS is intended for ages 5 to 14. The site includes information on rockets, living in space, and the earth. Projects and games, news by kids, a kid's clubhouse, and a teacher's corner are also available.

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Astronomy Picture of the Day
Each day a different image of our fascinating universe is featured on this site, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

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