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The Pink Palace Family of Museums occasionally places links to other websites on its own.  This is done as part of our mission to "inspire learning."  It is not an endorsement of the information or viewpoints you will find on the linked websites.

The Space Place: http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/spacepl.htm 
A site created by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for elementary and middle school teachers to find interesting astronomy activities and facts.

Welcome to the Planets: http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/ 
Another site from the scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory which offers all the facts you need to know about the solar system and spacecraft used to explore it.

NASA Spacelink: www.nasa.gov
Created by NASA, this site is the ultimate source for educators to learn about NASA projects and events related to the space agency. It also lists resources available to teachers from NASA.

Abrams Planetarium (Michigan State University): http://www.pa.msu.edu/abrams 
The official site of Abrams Planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University. This site has a link to the Sky Calender, which is a monthly description of interesting astronomical events.

The Nine Planets:  http://nineplanets.org/
Created by the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) at the University of Arizona, this site is a well designed introduction to the solar system.

Ceres Project (Center for Educational Resources): http://btc.montana.edu/ceres
Through funding from NASA, faculty at Montana State University and classroom teachers from across the nation have developed an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy.