We’re always on the look-out for fun educational resources that we can share with the boys. Here are some handy Astronomy Resources from EducatorLabs…
Astronomy Resource Collection for Students of All Ages
Learn about the solar system, the universe, and other space stuff.
NASA Quest offers a wide range of FREE online tools and resources for teachers, students, parents and others including Web and print lesson plans, educator guides and workbooks.
The who, what, why, when, how on Astronomy…
An excellent collection of games and activities all related to astronomy.
This site allows you to view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe.
In addition to the Earth, you can also view the Moon from the Earth, Sun, night side, above named formations on the lunar surface. or as a map showing day and night. You can also make expert and custom images of the Moon.
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