are some resources for students working on their Colonize the Solar System
Solar System: The planets and their motion.
Solar System. Same title, different site.
Nine Planets: A multimedia tour of the solar
Solar System. But watch for pop-ups.
Solar System in Pictures
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Here are a couple of good astrobiology links for students working on Build Your Own Planet:
NASA Astrobiology Institute
- This web site has excellent resources for both teachers
web site is also maintained by NASA. It includes a link to Astrobiology Magazine
Here is a
brief technical article that explains the math
behind the calculator.
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Finally, here are two good general astronomy links:
Astronomical Society of the Pacific -
This site includes some great educational
resources, as well as a great links
SETI Institute -
The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore,
understand and explain the origin,
nature and prevalence of life in the universe. You
can be part
of the search for life in the universe by adding the SETI@home
screensaver to your
Please let Glenn
Simonelli know of any outdated links. Also, send me your
favorite astronomy links
and I'll include them on this page. Thanks!
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image courtesy of NASA, H. Ford (JHU), G. Illingworth (USCS/LO), M.
Clampin (STSci), G.
Hartig (STSci), and the ACS Science team