Looking for ways to extend your investigation into other areas of the curriculum? These resources can help.

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Traditions of the Sun
This educational Web site explores the desire shared by past civilizations and today's society to observe and study the sun. The site features two interactive modules which include satellite images, aerial photographs, panoramic pictures, time-lapse videos and other multimedia. Each module is focused on a different ancient culture.

USA at Night
NASA's Observatorium challenges students to identify cities based upon their night-time appearance from outer space.

Where in the World?
NASA developed this interactive site for kids to identify places based upon their satellite images. An excellent connection between space science and geography.


GALEX Galaxy Montage
This simple art project produces a colorful work of galactic art. | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.