These resources include everything from beautiful pictures and videos to lessons and guides for stargazers of all ability levels.
Below is a list of these helpful resources. As a bonus, you’ll also find some links to printables such as mini-books, word puzzles, and coloring pages about our solar system that your children may enjoy.
StarDate: Guides, lessons, and activities related to astronomy are found here.
KidsAstronomy: This kid-friendly site has lots of games and resources for learning about astronomy.
Teach Astronomy: This site is a learning tool for teaching astronomy.
Space.com: This well-known site about space is full of news articles, videos, and more.
Heavens Above: This site has lots of astronomical resources including a sky chart, information on the moon and planets, a satellite database, and more. (Not to mention the fact that it has an awesome name. 😉 )
HubbleSite: This site has pictures, videos, and news related to the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Planetary Society: You’ll find a resource library, a kid section, space images, an astronomy course, and plenty more resources on this website.
National Geographic: This portion of the National Geographic site is all about space.
Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer: See current and previous episodes of Star Gazer on Jack’s site.
Kids Cosmos: This child-friendly site has lots of information on the stars, moon, planets, and more.
Space Audio: Hear space-related sounds on this website hosted by the University of Iowa.
Star Child: Kids can learn all about astronomy here.
NASA: You can see Hubble space pictures, learn about missions, watch videos, and much, much more on the NASA site.
Space Wander: You can take a virtual trip through space on Spacewander.com.
MetaPlanets: See 3D interactive models of the planets along with facts and other resources.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Get news, see pictures, watch videos, and more on this site.
IOP: The Institute of Physics has astronomy and space videos for your enjoyment.
Science Spot: This page has links to astronomy printables and lessons.
Sky and Telescope: This portion of the Sky and Telescope website has a list of resources for educators.
Enchanted Learning: As always, Enchanted Learning has some wonderful printables for teaching this topic.
Montessori Nature: Get full-color space-themed printables on this page.
3 Boys and a Dog: This site isn’t just about kids and pets. You’ll find free solar system activities and printables here.
A to Z Teacher Stuff: Get a printable book about the solar system and more on this site.
JumpStart: You’ll find solar system worksheets and other printables on the JumpStart website.
Coloring Castle: This page has planet and solar system coloring pages for kids.
Classroom Jr.: Get a mini-book and word puzzles on this page.
Did you find the astronomy resources that you were looking for?
I hope you did, and I hope you share this list with others of your kind that are inclined to seek out new life in the heavens above. 😉