Reader Reviews

Astronomy and Space Travel

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Practical Space – Your Solar System

December 21, 2011 -- Submitted by anonymous.

The site covers all the planets, their moons and other bodies in the solar system all with beautiful galleries gathered from the public science outlets on the internet.


Science-Story: Paper Craft Models of Planets

November 29, 2011 -- Submitted by Mickey, a reader from Seattle, who is affiliated with the site.

Free paper craft models of the planets for kids with videos going over how to make each one. We also have many other free downloads.

Planets for Kids

September 28, 2011 -- Submitted by Stephen Byrne, a parent from Ireland, who is affiliated with the site.

Learn about the planets with this easy to use website. The website is run by Stephen who’s 9 years old, he wanted to learn more about the planets for a school project. The idea came about to setup a website to help others. You’ll find questions on each planet and all the answers can be found on the website.

FUN ASTRONOMY TOUR

June 7, 2011 -- Submitted by Eva, a parent from Spain, who is affiliated with the site.

With the Spaceship of Pipo and Cuca, they will take off from the Earth bound for the Moon, the Solar System and to the furthest limits of the Universe, to discover the secrets of the stars. Pipo is the most important character created by Cibal Multimedia. He first appeared in 1995 in ‘Come and Play with Pipo’, an educational cd-rom for children.

Epo’s Chronicles

November 19, 2008 -- From Kamal, a teacher from Rohnert Park, CA, who is affiliated with the site.

Epo’s Chronicles is a weekly web comic that takes place in the distant future. It is about a sentient spaceship called Epo, and its humanoid companion, Alkina. Epo’s Chronicles is being developed by the Sonoma State University Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) group. The primary goal of Epo’s Chronicles is to teach space science in an engaging format. Accompanying each episode are explanatory notes and glossary entries to help explain the science subjects discussed each week. Additional resources such as web links with lesson plans, and multimedia clips are also frequently available.

3dCognition

January 4, 2008 -- From Brad Strong, a reader from Denver, Colorado, who is affiliated with the site

3dCognition.com is a 3D game-based learning site, which has free games for children and adults. These games teach the player about astronomy, geography, and music theory. Shockwave and a reasonably fast connection are required. You fly a 3D spaceship through the solar system and learn at the same time.

Sky in Google Earth

August 22, 2007 -- From Barbara, a parent, from San Diego, CA, who is affiliated with the site.

With about a hundred million stars and two hundred million galaxies, Sky in Google Earth lets you explore the heavens like never before. Current Google Earth users must download Earth version 4.2 to get the new features.

Night Earth – See the Earth at Night

May 14, 2007 -- From Jose Gomez, a reader, from Spain, who is not affiliated with the site.

Night Earth, see how the Earth looks from space at night. You can also submit your own night photos.

Astronomy Links

October 28, 2006 -- From Clark, a reader, from Roanoke, VA. USA, who is affiliated with the site.

Hundreds of astronomy links collected by an amateur astronomer. Many sites help beginners and children. Browse at your leisure…you will be amazed at what you find!

National Geographic – Virtual Solar System Tour

May 2, 2002 -- From Daniel, a reader from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, who is not affiliated with the site

This site takes you on an awesome 3D or 2D tour of the solar system, giving tons of info and facts. It is one of my favorites!