Reference Desk: Sites for Students

Astronomy Links
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Teacher Note:  Share these links with your students on your own website or LMS, such as Clever or Google Classroom.

General Information


Solar System Explorer

Space Place

Sky Marvels 

Earth Space Lab

Picture of the Day

Ology: Our Place in Space

The Nine Planets

Webb Space Telescope

International Space Station


Mars 2021

NASA Mars Website

3D Rover


Stars & Constellations

Stellarium Web

Star Data Charts

Constellation Table


Earth, Sun, & Moon

NOVA Sun Lab
Moon SimulationsLunar Phases Simulator

Solar/Lunar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 4/8/2024


Other Links

The Aurora Page

Stanford Solar Center

Adventure & Games

Quia Astro Games

Weight on Other Worlds

Space Place Play

NASA Coding Challenge

Solar System Maker 


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The Science Spot was developed in March 1999 by Tracy Tomm Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL.  Activities, lessons, & worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences.  Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the consent of Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.