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Solar System Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about the solar system, the sun, moon, stars, and planets. Find out what are different the 8 planets. Learn about the planets’ different climates and structures. Includes simulations, videos, and photographs. Also includes links to eThemes resources on planets, sun, and earth.

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See the solar system, sun, meteorites, stars, galaxies, a dictionary of astronomy terms, and much more.
Learn about the solar system by answering questions for kids of all ages.
Peter and Paul fly with you through space and explain to you everything about our solar system. Click on each planet to learn more about it.
Learn more about the Solar System, Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and its moon.
These sites let you type in games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.
Learn the spinning of Earth makes night and day.
View pictures of the Sun, Moon, and all the planets that were taken from space. Includes close-up photographs.
This interactive game asks a question about the planets to test your knowledge.
Learn how the movement of the Earth makes it look like the sun is moving. Then learn how to tell what time of day it is by where the sun is in the sky.
These sites about our universe. Find out the story of the universe, the sun, planets and moon, and more and including activities and pictures.
These sites are in PDF file format including information and pictures of the solar system.
This site has information for kids about the solar system via interactive games and online tutorials. Learn about the solar system depending on "skill (grade) level".
Learn about the yellow dwarf star in our solar system - Sun. Find out what the sunspots are, how the Sun creates nuclear energy and how it affects Earth. These web sites contain photographs, puzzles, and quizzes. Includes a link to the eThemes Resource on eclipse.
Learn about Earth, the fifth largest planet in our solar system and the largest planet among inner planets. Find out what made our planet suitable for life to be created. Learn about the planet's rotation, geological composition, atmosphere, hydrosphere, gravity and other necessary components for species to survive on its surface. The sites include photographs, audio, puzzles, quizzes, and hands-on activities.
These sites are about the solar system and the eight planets. Find out how much you weigh or how old you would be on different planets. Learn about the planets' different climates and structures. Includes simulations, videos, and photographs. There are links to eThemes Resources on revolution and rotation, the Earth's moon, space exploration, and each of the planets.

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