What follows is a list of resources that excel in astronomy
education. Each resource is distinctly different - they have been chosen to
highlight a wide range of interests. We believe the list is topologically
complete in that there are no publicly advertised
astronomy resources on the WWW that cannot be
found by following the internal links of these resources. The list is in
alphabetical order, and is subject to change as the WWW, and our knowledge
of it, matures.
Do leading astronomers always agree? Not always. Here are
detailed accounts of several debates in astronomy starting with
the famous Scale of the Universe discussion in 1920 between Curtis
This premier internet education site now covers a broad range of
astronomy topics. "Imagine the Universe!" is a
service of the Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics
at NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center.
NASA's award-winning Web site for elementary age kids. Games,
animations, projects, a cartoon talk show, and amazing facts related
to space and Earth science, technology, and NASA's missions of
discovery. The Space Place is
also available in Spanish at http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/espanol.
Intended primarily for ages 4-14, this site presents material
on the Solar System, the Universe, and other Space Stuff.
Produced by a collaboration of professional scientists
and educators it is one of the very few astronomy WWW sites for elementary