Space and Astronomy For Kids

Find information, pictures, links, and other related resources for space and astronomy for kids. Have fun and learn as you explore these great resources. From solar system tours to an activity book, you'll discover a ton of fun with astronomy for kids.
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Solar System Tour

Pictures of the Sun - STEREO Ultraviolet 3D Images
Pictures of the Sun - STEREO Ultraviolet 3D Images. NASA
Come and join us on this Solar System Tour to learn more about our galactic neighborhood, our solar system.
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Activity Book

Space and Astronomy for kids - Color a Space Shuttle
Space and Astronomy for kids - Color a Space Shuttle. Nick Greene
Here's a fun activity book for young astronauts and astronomers from your About Astronomy and Space Guide. Open each page of the activity book and print it. You may print as many copies as you would like for personal use, but please leave the copyright notice in place.
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NASA Television

NASA Television
NASA Television. Nick Greene
NASA TV (NTV) is a resource designed to provide real-time coverage of Agency activities and missions as well as providing resource video to the news media, and educational programming to teachers, students and the general public.

While NASA TV is available over the air through satellite and cable providers, you can also watch NASA TV on the Internet right here at About Astronomy & Space.

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Sky Maps

Sky Maps
Sky Maps. Nick Greene
Create your own free sky maps using Your Sky, the interactive planetarium of the Web. You can produce maps in the forms described below for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location.
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Astronomy and Space Glossary

Earth - Pacific Ocean
Earth - Pacific Ocean. NASA/JPL
Find the definitions for space and astronomy related words in this online dictionary - glossary. Definitions for the terms in this online dictionary come from a number of sources. Feel free to reference this astronomy/Space online dictionary in written documents.
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Space Computer Desktop Wallpaper

Space Wallpaper - Series of images of Saturn.
Space Wallpaper - Series of images of Saturn. NASA
Select the appropriate size space wallpaper for your screen resolution. Once the full image appears in your browser, right click and choose "Set As Background". This will place your selected space wallpaper on your computer.
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NASA Acronyms

NASA Acronyms
NASA Acronyms. Nick Greene
Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters you read in an article about NASA and space exploration meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for.
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SETI. Nick Greene
SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

Join your About Space Guide in the important endeavor of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). First, download the software and install it on your computer.

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Greene, Nick. "Space and Astronomy For Kids." ThoughtCo, Aug. 23, 2016, Greene, Nick. (2016, August 23). Space and Astronomy For Kids. Retrieved from Greene, Nick. "Space and Astronomy For Kids." ThoughtCo. (accessed December 14, 2017).