Fun Astronomy for Ages 7-18!

April 25th, 2006 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:

This website offers a terrific mix of information, activities, online games, and free classes and lesson plans to help kids learn about astronomy. When you get to the site you will see two menu boards that include:

  • Outer Space:
    • Learn about our Solar System
    • Explore Deep Space
    • What’s new in Civilian Space Travel
    • Explore the size of the Universe through the Powers of 10
  • Resources:
    • Read the latest Astronomical News
    • Improve your space jargon with the Astronomy Dictionary
    • Free Online Classes — A complete astronomy course with printable lessons for ages 7-11 and ages 12-18! This section also offers a virtual tour of this website.

You will notice that the center of the screen on the home page also offers:

  • Fun With Astronomy — lots of activities here for online and offline learning including astronomy-themed word searches, match games, hangman, quiz, coloring books, jokes, make-a-planet and more!
  • The Sky Tonight — get current night sky observation information and learn about the phases of our moon. You can also print out a FREE Sky Map!

This site offers a lot of content — bookmark it to return often.


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