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!

The NASA “Why?” Files

March 27, 2002 -- From Heidi, a reader from Virginia, who is affiliated with the site

The NASA “Why?” Files web site features Problem-Based Learning and targets students in grades 3-5. Problem-solving skills are put to the test as young detectives search for solutions to real-world problems. The interactive site builds content knowledge in science, mathematics, and technology through its online problem scenario which highlights NASA research, missions and experts.

Spacewatch – Backyard Stargazing for Beginners

February 15, 2002 -- From Robert Roy Britt, a parent from Philadelphia PA, who is affiliated with the site

Backyard astronomy is made simple, with easy-to-use sky maps, a weekly feature story, a calendar of sky events, and simple instructions on how to find a planet on any given night, no equipment needed.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

February 7, 2002 -- From Fred, a parent from Atlanta, who is not affiliated with the site

I think this is an amazing site because of all of the information readily available to the user. Not only are there 1000s of incredible pictures, but the technical terms are all linked to pages with very good explanations and more great pictures.