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Observing the Sky (K-5)

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  1. Astro Adventure Interactive science, Fun! (1-4)
  2. Astronomy Crafts Craft projects for elementary school children from Enchanted Learning. The crafts use materials found around the house.
  3. Astronomy for Kids Information about the solar system, planets, moon and more.
  4. CCSD Planetarium The Campbell County School District Planetarium is one of Gillette's most unique features. Come and see what's up in the night sky!
  5. Earth, Sun, Moon What does a year look like in space? Find out more about the Earth, Moon and Sun. BBC (1-3)
  6. Earth, Sun, Moon Sarah Jane Adventures It's Clyde's birthday tomorrow, but the planets' orbits are in a mess. Hurry - help the Sarah Jane Adventures team put them back in order! Grades 2-3
  7. Earth's Moon The moon, its rotation, and its phases
  8. Moon Phases Diagram Label Me! Label the phases of the waxing and waning moon.
  9. NASA Kids' Club Brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency (1-5)
  10. The Nine (8) Planets History, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies. (3-5)
  11. The Nine (8) Planets Just for Kids With permission from Bill Arnett, this is the revamped web site, The Nine Planets , for younger audience suitability (upper elementary grades).
  12. Planets A fantastic resource for the Interactive WhiteBoard. Allow time to download. (2-5)
  13. Smartoon: The Planets Adventure
  14. Solar System Student research activity from Little Explorers
  15. Starchild: The Solar System Level OneThe Solar System Level Two Information and online movies related to the solar system and space exploration. A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (K-5)
  16. Windows to the Universe Explore the wealth of information available here to learn about the Earth and Space sciences (Grade 5)

IT Administration

Donna Klimitchek​
D.I.S.D. Instructional
Technology Coordinator

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