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 logo Planetarium at RVCC Teacher Professional Development
Space Place Space Place NASA's site for kids to Explore fun facts and videos, DO activities, and Play games.  Winner of "Most Fun Website" award.
icon: Amazing Space Amazing Space ...a set of web-based activities using the Hubble Space Telescope's dicoveries, primarily designed for classroom use, but made available for all to enjoy
icon: Astronomical Society of the Pacific ASP Astronomical Society of the Pacific's educational resources
icon: NEAR spacecraft Educational Resources from Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft
icon: Jerry Lodriguss Catching the Light © by Jerry Lodriguss
...deep-sky astronomical photographs, tips and techniques for digital DSLR astrophotography, and image processing in Photoshop
icon: Earth and Sky Earth and Sky Daily science RADIO series
  Solar Eclipses for Beginners © Copyright 2009 by Fred Espenak
icon: Keck Telescope Keck Observatory "...the world’s largest optical and infrared telescopes.


  Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Image Gallery
Ppictures of Mars acquired by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) orbiter.
The single largest one-time release of images for any planet in the history of solar system exploration.
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
icon: Mars Polar Lander Build your own Mars Polar Lander Cruise Configuration 1/24 Scale Model
"You'll need a printer, some card stock, and a few other items listed in the assembly instructions.  The parts sheets are available as PDF files, which can be read by the free Adobe Reader."


  Fake Moon Landing, from Chris Hess, Apu Kapadia, and Manuel Roman
icon: Bad Astronomy Fox TV and the Apollo Moon Hoax, from Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy
icon: Naval Oceanography Portal Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day
from United States Naval Observatory (USNO) Astronomical Applications Department
icon: NASA NASA's main site
  Astronomy Picture of the Day from Astrophysics Science Division of NASA
icon: Georgian Court University NASA Educator Resource Center (ERC) - established in an effort to encourage the teaching of science (and space science in particular) in the K-12 classrooms.
NASA's goal is to have a resource center in every state. Established with Georgian Court University
icon: JPL Jet Propulsion Lab Solar System simulator a NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos.
Select from options to have the simulator create a color image of your favorite planet or satellite!
icon: JPL Jet Propulsion Lab Eyes on the Solar System
"...a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
See the entire solar system moving in real time...  You control space and time."

Pioneer 10 Spacecraft - farewell!
The Pioneer Missions, NASA

  A Teacher's Guide to the Universe - designed for high school teachers, or educators of the same level, who are interested in teaching astronomy and cosmology to their students.

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