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Many of these resources are included in the SEGway lessons. Use Grab Bag Items to supplement existing curricula, to add value to SEGway lessons, or include them in a new lesson of your own, using the tools in Make a Lesson.
EUVE Spacecraft Picture: image of the EUVE spacecraft
Shuttle Pictures from Johnson Space Center: images of the Space Shuttle
Exploring the Planets: online gallery with a wealth of images
Landsat of Your State: collection of Landsat images of the continental US
X-Ray Images of the Sun from the YohKoh Soft X-ray Telescope
Solar Image Gallery from NASA's Sun-Earth Connections forum links image collections from current solar satellite missions
Compare Visible and UV Images of Star Formation from the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope
The Nine Planets by Bill Arnett: a collection of images and general information about the planets
NASA SkyView Virtual Satellite Observatory: an archive of astronomical images
Comet Hale-Bopp home page at JPL: general information and images of Comet Hale-Bopp
Center for Mars Exploration home page: images and general information about Mars exploration
Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Welcome to the Planets: extensive collection of planetary images
The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere: general information and images of the Earth's magnetosphere
RealAudio: Interviews and sound
What Do Auroras Look Like?
What Do Auroras Look Like From Space?
What Makes Auroras Happen?
Where Can You See Auroras?
Why are Auroras Different Colors?
Scientists George Fisher and David Dearborn answer the question, "what is a sunspot?"
How geomagnetic storms on the sun affect the earth David Dearborn
EUVE Satellite: animation of the satellite in orbit
Rotation of the Sun: from January 1 through November 30, 1996, using data from Yohkoh
EUVE Satellite Launch: movie of the launch
Visible vs. X-ray movies of the Sun (Quicktime)
Animations & data-image Sun movies from NASA's Sun-Earth Connections Education Forum
How to build a seismograph
A collection of light and spectrum diagrams
Label the electromagnetic spectrum on this chart
Classify galaxies with the Hubble Tuning Fork diagram activity
How Do We Get Data from Satellites?: simulation of a satellite communication path
Interactive HR Diagram helps students learn stellar types, with a page on interpretation
Quizzes & Games
Geography From Space: an Online Quiz that tests your knowledge of earth's landmarks and features
Instantly Classify Light Wavelengths: plug in a wavelength value and get the type of light from this wavelength "analyzer"
What's in a Comet Anyway?: an online game
Online Sun Quizzes with answer guides:
Sun Quiz #1
Sun Quiz #2
Sun Quiz #3
Sun Quiz #4
Image Data & Maps
Interactive EUV Skymap: map of EUVE sources
Extreme Ultraviolet Light From Different Stars: examples of stellar spectra data from different types of stars
San Francisco area Earthquake Hazard Maps
Annotated US Weather Map
Earth Viewer: A map of the Earth showing the day and night regions, or a view from one of many positions in the solar system
Mars Today Tool created by Howard Houben of the Mars Global Circulation Model Group: current weather conditions on Mars. More Information about the Mars Today Tool
Electronic Maps of Earth
Average ozone concentration at the South Pole between 1979-92
Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere: example graphs of Neumayer Antarctic Station data
Ozone pressure vs. time
Ozone pressure vs. height
Satellite Passes Over Your Home Town: satellite pass information for major missions including the Space Shuttle
Astronomy Satellite Missions List: links to individual astronomy mission homepages
High-Energy Astronomy Missions: information about individual high energy astronomy missions
Life in the Universe Curriculum Series: lessons plans from the SETI Institute
Amazing Space at Hubble's Space Telescope Science Institute
Sharing Stories About the Moon
Using and Making a Simple Astrolabe
Build Your Own Spectroscope
Make a Comet
Planetary Science Research Discoveries: a Web site devoted to sharing planetary science discoveries
Orbital Space Settlements: how to enter contests that explore this theme
NASA WeatherNet: links to many weather pages
At Home Astronomy: Activities for family participation