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2001 Destination: Space.

"We believe that design challenges represent the next step in the evolution of hands-on teaching and learning: they bring knowledge and understanding together with physical objects and real-world problems and situations." --Source.

Apollo 18.

"An expanding Internet resource for space history, education, employment, news, and current debate."--Source.

Ask the Space Scientist.

"If you have a question that is not found in these FAQs, you may send it to Dr. Odenwald at odenwald@bolero.gsfc.nasa.gov. Questions already appearing in the Ask the Astronomer or Ask the Space Scientist FAQs will not be answered."--Source.

Earth Observatory.

"Where you can monitor regional and global changes on our planet almost as they happen. Here you can explore with NASA scientists the causes and effects of climatic and environmental change through the use of real satellite data."--Source.

How Things Work.

"If you ask how something works, using the button below, I'll try to provide an explanation...I'm trying to encourage everyone to learn about the physics and science of the world around them."--Source.

Hubble Space Telescope Public Pictures.

Contains some of the most stunning pictures ever taken from space. This site offers even explanations for every picture that you see.

I Love Bacteria.

"Why is the sky blue? Why is yawning contagious? In the archives below you can find the answers to these and other questions about science in everyday life. There are plenty of questions without answers and we need your help to fill in the gaps."--Source.

Mars Pathfinder.

Lot's of information and pictures from Mars.

Museum of Unnatural Mystery.

Are there really flying saucers? What killed the dinosaurs? Is there something ancient and alive in Loch Ness? The Museum takes a scientific look at these, and other, questions.

NASA.

Learn about Space, Space exploration, our planet Earth, and aeronautics.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Comprehensive site that deals with space and space exploration. Has lots of pictures and QuickTime movies. Excellent lesson plans for K-12.

National Space Science Data Center.

"Provides access to a wide variety of astrophysics, space physics, solar physics, lunar and planetary data from NASA space flight missions, in addition to selected other data and some models and software."--Source.

Science Resource Center.

Experiments (Chemistry, Life Science, Biology, Physics,...) especially designed for high school students.

Solar System Simulator.

Explore your solar system through virtual reality.

The Space Place.

Projects and facts based on space science.

Views of the Solar System.

Includes images of and data on the Sun and the planets of our solar system.

Volcano World.

Contains real-time volcano information, an area where students can post questions to a volcanologist, and many interactive lesson plans and experiments including building different types of volcanoes.

Your Weight on Other Worlds.

"Ever wonder what you might weigh on Mars or The Moon? Here's your chance to find out."--Source.