Solar System: Jupiter
Learn about the largest planet in our solar system – Jupiter. Read about the Great Red Spot on the planet’s surface, about white ovals, storms and winds on the planet. Learn about four Galilean satellites and their geological composition. The following sites offer quizzes, puzzles, color pages, photographs and movies. Also Included are eThemes Resources on Rotation, Revolution, and the Universe.
Jupiter: Enchanted Learning Software
Read about the gas giant and find out why Jupiter doesn't have seasons, how many space missions have visited the planet, and what happened on Jupiter when a comet hit it. Take a quiz, solve a puzzle, and color the planet on the color page.
Watch the movie about Jupiter then take a quiz.
Astronomy for Kids
Learn facts about Jupiter on this easy to read web site.
StarChild: The Planet Jupiter
Read and listen to audio about Jupiter's atmosphere and storms on its surface. Switch to Level 2 to learn more about the planet and click on Jupiter's photo to enlarge it.
Welcome to the Planets: Jupiter
Read, listen to audio, and view photographs about Jupiter, its storms, magnetosphere, moons and their geological composition.
BBC: Space: Jupiter
Learn what causes Jupiter's bright colors, about speed of planet's winds, and Great Red Spot. Watch a movie about Jupiter and click on link "Find out where you can see Jupiter in the sky this month".
Jupiter: Color Page
Print out the page and color Jupiter.
Solar System: Jupiter Word Search
Print out the page and find words related to Jupiter and its moons. Complete with an answer key.
Images of Jupiter and All Available Satellites
View photographs of Jupiter, its rings and satellites.
eThemes Resource: Solar System: Rotation and Revolution
These sites demonstrate rotation, revolution, and the orbit of planets and moons in our solar system. Includes information about day/night cycles, rotational periods, constellations, moon phases, and telling time. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Earth's Moon and Planets.
eThemes Resource: Space: Universe
These sites have information about the universe, the Milky Way, and other galaxies. Learn about the different types of galaxies. View photographs taken from space, listen to audio files of experts, and play interactive games.
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