Michael J. Allen

Class of 2016 - 2017

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Space For Thought

                                                            

The Particle Adventure

The fundamentals of matter and force!

 

 

Mercury Transit of the Sun

 

 

The Sun - short video from SOHO.

 

 

Solar System Information Site

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nasa

 

 

 

National Space Science Data Center

Website for all Nasa missions

 

 

 

Messenger

Mission to Mercury

 

 

 

Voyager

 

 

 

Mars Rovers

Latest News from the missions to Mars

Curiosity

 

 

MIT Hopping Rover

Thanks for this link Carol. This is MIT's new design for planetory exploration. Follow the link to find out more...

 

 

The Hubble Site

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing Space

Time travel and star light.

 

 

Exoplanets

 

 

 

Satellites

 

 

 

Found: first rocky exoplanet that could host life

Check out this fascinating story from the New Scientist...

 

 

Dark Energy

More on Dark Matter and Dark Energy

 

Even more about Dark Matter and Energy  

This is an excellent article describing the current state of play in Astronomy (Thanks for this link, Carol).

Earth-sized planet found orbiting Alpha Centauri, our astronomical 'backyard'

 

MCAS Review Material

Earth rotation - day and night
Why we have seasons
Phases of the moon
Inner planets/ outer planets
Big Bang
Life cycle of stars

 

Teacher activities:

http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/siimages/observin.html - photos for analysis

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html - weight

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/age/index.html - age

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/trading/directions.html - planets trading card game

http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/education/schoolyard_ss/

 

Mars Activities from NASA/JPL