As you go through your day, it's easy to forget that we are on a planet spinning with other planets around the sun. At night, looking up at the stars, though, you see why humans have been trying to go into space and explore everything out there. Explore space and planets safely on this site!
Can You Escape the Space Station?
Check out this fun virtual escape room. What would it be like to be an astronaut on the Space Station?
Kids Read Curious Detective: Blast Off!
Are you a "just the facts" Curious Detective reader? This list is for you!
Kids Read Connector: Blast Off!
If your favorite books follow realistic characters and stories, you are a Connector, and this list connects Connectors and space!
Kids Read Magic Dragons and Swords: Blast Off!
The books you like to read have one or all of the following: MAGIC, DRAGONS, & SWORDS - and you are exactly that: a Magic, Dragons, and Swords reader! This list features space in fantasy stories and realms.
Kids Read Class Clown: Blast Off!
Where is the funny? That's where you want to be, if you're a Class Clown reader! Laugh a lot and learn about space with these books.
Kids Read Adventure Time: Blast Off!
Fast adventures and space are perfect for each other! Adventure Time readers will love this list of books that have both.
Kids Read Serial Reader: Blast Off!
You are a Serial Reader if you love staying with the same characters and settings in the same series of books. Get to know some great series that are related to space with this list!
Can You Make a Rocket?
Let Ms. Emily show you how to make a rocket at home with just a few household items!
"Neil Armstrong and Nat Love Space Cowboys"
Listen to Mr. Paul read the first chapter of the book "Neil Armstrong and Nat Love Space Cowboys"!
"Lily & Kosmo in Outer Outer Space"
We defy you to not immediately want to read more after listening to Mr. Paul read the first chapter of "Lily & Kosmo in Outer Outer Space"...
"Voyage of the Dog"
Listen to the first chapter of "Voyage of the Dogs" for a doggone good time!
Podcasts Worth a Listen
Star Signs https://starsigns.live/ Short lessons on astronomical matters, as well as a weekly notice on what you can watch out for in your night sky.
Naked Astronomy https://www.thenakedscientists.com/podcasts/astronomy-podcasts
Astronomy Cast http://www.astronomycast.com/
Great Space Videos!
Try These Space Activities!
From designing constellations to learning more about the moon with cookies, these activities are fun and educational!
Stargazing & Navigation by Stars
Looking Up! The Science of Stargazing by Joe Rao https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3663943063
Stargazing by Alex Kuskowski https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3505246063
Seeing Stars by Sara Gillingham https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4317696063
The Man Who Made Time Travel by Kathryn Lasky https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1774255063
Constellations by Marcia Zappa https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2577723063
Find the Constellations by H.A. Rey https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2335762063
The Story of Cassiopeia: A Roman Constellation Myth: A Retelling by Thomas Kingsley Troupe https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2823816063
The Story of Orion: A Roman Constellation Myth: A Retelling by Thomas Kingsley Troupe https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2823817063
The Story of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor: A Roman Constellation Myth: A Retelling by Thomas Kingsley Troupe https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2823815063
Space Exploration by Carole Stott https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3256988063
Space Exploration by Giles Sparrow https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2698642063
Time Travel: Is Visiting the Past and Future Possible? By Megan Borgert-Spaniol https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4206030063
Time Traveling with a Hamster by Ross Welford https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3505478063
Eclipses by Martha E. H. Rustad https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3719116063
Exploring Eclipses by Jill Sherman https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3719117063
Eclipse Chaser: Science in the Moon’s Shadow by Ilima Loomis https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4786782063