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















National Space Science Data Center

Website for all Nasa missions





Mission to Mercury








Mars Rovers

Latest News from the missions to Mars




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.











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



Mars Activities from NASA/JPL