for Educators

Here are some links starting with NASA.gov        

What's the Moon's phase tonight? Stardate.org

Moon Map, major features Moon Map

Easy Projects for Students and Families Easy Projects
send me an email if you need any help with a project amywhite email
Any Sunspots today? spaceweather

When will the International Space Station ISS pass overhead? Heavens-above.com

Getting to Broemmelsiek Park Astronomy Area Map to Broemmelsiek Park Astro Site

Visiting Broemmelsiek Park Broemmelsiek Park Observatory
Mars Next Close Approach April 2014 ALPO Mars

MARS! http://www.planetary.org/explore/topics/mars/



Scroll down for documents you can download.


For the Schoolyard

Distances from the Sun to Solar System, to scale.

 

This scale shows the distances that are 0.0000000005% of the real distances.

In reality, the Earth is 92,000,000 miles from the Sun, not 2.5 feet!

Mercury

1 foot from the Sun

Venus

1 ½ feet

Earth

2 ½ feet

Mars

4 feet

Jupiter

13 feet

Saturn

24 feet

Uranus

49 feet

Neptune

76 feet

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