Solar System: Uranus
Learn about the seventh planet from the Sun – Uranus. These pages include information about the planet’s geological formation, atmosphere, magnetic field, satellites and rings. Here kids can also find information about space mission to Uranus, view photos sent from space and learn about mysteries surrounding the planet and its moons. These sites include worksheets, activities, puzzles, quizzes and coloring pages. Also included are eThemes Resources on Rotation, Revolution, and the Universe.
Exploratorium: Your Age on Other Worlds
Plug in your birthday and discover how old you would be on Uranus and the other planets. Additional links give students an idea of how much they would weigh on other planets and facts about Uranus. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
Watch this brief video packed with facts about Uranus.
This site provides factual information about Uranus. Lessons and activities are provided as well as videos and images.
This page is dedicated to Uranus. Here kids can learn about the planet, its rings and satellites. Read here about length of a day and year, orbit, planetary composition, atmosphere, and magnetic field. The page has links to interactive puzzle, quiz, coloring page, and cloze activity.
StarChild: The Planet Uranus
Read about the planet or click on audio icon and listen to audio. Scroll down the page to switch to Level 2 for more advance information about Uranus.
Astronomy for Kids
This page has brief information and facts about Uranus.
Follow links to learn about Uranus' interior and surface, atmosphere and satellites. Choose "Image Archives" link to view photographs of the planet, its moons and rings. The site is divided on three levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Click a button at the top of any page to read more advanced material. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
Welcome to the Planets: Uranus
Click on thumbnails to learn about the planet, its rings and moons. Choose buttons at the bottom to listen to an audio, to read facts, and to view enlarged images.
Voyager: Science: Planetary Voyage
Read about Voyager 2, the NASA's spacecraft and its discoveries on Uranus' orbit.
Moons of Uranus
This page has extended information about Uranus moons, their positions on the planet's orbit and photographs. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
BBC: Space: Uranus
Read what you need to know before traveling to Uranus. Click on "Watch Video" to watch a short movie about the planet.
Print out the page and answer questions in provided fields.
Uranus: Coloring Page
Print out this page and use right colors to color Uranus.
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.