http://www.badastronomy.com Refutes misconceptions and often-espoused inaccurate facts concerning astronomical studies, thus the title.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/ Great student-friendly resource. Provides general background information on our solar system and the components therein. Worksheets and activities provided, targeted at primary grade students
www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/activities/radiobuttonquiz/Sunpz.shtml An interactive fill-in quiz accompanied by a picture puzzle; perfect assessment for young learners.
Informative website, providing info re: our solar system; includes a wonderful interactive "Make A Solar System" web page.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html Official National Aeronautics and Space Administration with specific websites targeted at all grade levels. Provides background, where to find it information concerning all aspects of astronomy studies.
http://www.nineplanets.org A multimedia tour of our solar system providing up-to-date, fascinating information about our solar system and other heavenly bodies therein.
http://nmp.jpl.nasa.gov/st5/SCIENCE/sun.html This website provides a diagram of the Sun's layers, along with detailed information regarding each section.
Sun Printout/Coloring Page: EnchantedLearning.com 3-D diagram and/or coloring page of the Sun.
http://science.nasa.gov/ssl/pad/solar/sunturn.html A terrific website where students can observe actual view of sun rotation.
http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/fssn Stories retold by folklorist Elphinstone Dayrell with an introduction by author/scholar Andrew Lang. Note the introduction (written in 1910) stereotypically makes reference to aspects of aboriginal Australian and West African culture. Outside of this, a valuable collection of folkloric tales from Nigeria is contained therein.
Rose-Hay Planetarium, NYC – (212) 769-5200
Yale Observatory, New Haven, CT – (203) 4312-3890
Stargazing Atop East Rock Park, New Haven, CT (203) 946-6086
Southern Connecticut State University Planetarium
501 Crescent Street, New Haven 06515