MnSTA Collected Science Links

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Astronomy & Space Science

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Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive -
Exploration In Education (astro stuff) -
Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics -

Are you fascinated by stars, comets, planets, and other celestial bodies you can glimpse in the night sky? Many aspiring astronomers start out at home, in their own backyard. It is possible to observe quite a lot about our solar system using basic telescopes or even the naked eye, but there are also many tools that can help you identify what you’re seeing and learn more about what’s out there.

Infrared Astronomy -
Infrared astronomy is a Web site designed by the NASA group at the California Institute of Technology for students and teachers of grades 6 to 12. It covers curriculum ideas, science evidence, lesson plans, and links.
Star Size Comparison -

Video comparing the sizes of planets and stars in the Universe by morn1415.


STScI/HST Pictures -

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