Space for Kids

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NASA Space Place

August 7, 2014 -- Submitted by Nancy Leon, a reader from Los Angeles, who is affiliated with the site.

The NASA Space Place web site is geared at elementary school age children. It features games, craft activities and fun facts on Earth and space science.

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.

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.

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.

Captain Warbuck

March 18, 2008 -- From Triggermouse, a reader, from Utah, United States, who is affiliated with the site.

The site is home to the children’s movie ‘Captain Warbuck and the Space Rat of Mischief’. This is a 24 minute movie about a guy named Captain Warbuck who delivers stars for a living with his robot friend spiffbot aboard the ‘chickship’. Life is pretty normal for the Captain until he finds himself wrapped up in a struggle to save his stars and the Universe!

Molecular Expressions: Powers of Ten

May 5, 2006 -- From Matthew, fourteen-years old, who is not affiliated with the site

View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida.

Space Day Webcast

May 5, 2006 -- From Linda Walker-Hill, a reader from Virginia, who is affiliated with the site

On Thursday, May 1, as part of Space Day 2003, space enthusiasts nationwide can get an exciting glimpse into the future of flight through an interactive online program about flight and space exploration. Broadcast from Washington, D.C., space experts working on the next generation of space planes will answer viewers’ questions.