Places to find Citizen Science projects (they aren't all astronomy related):
Citizen Science Central (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) http://www.birds.cornell.edu/citscitoolkit/projects read more »
Updated Rockets Educator Guide (2008).
History of rockets, how rockets work, applying Newton's Laws. read more »
Units of lesson plans:
Our Star the Sun
School-to-School - connect with other classrooms using this moderated and sage web-based communication tool for young students read more »
Resource Guide to the Moon for Educators
Available from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific read more »
A set of lessons exploring ice in the Solar System:
Inquiry Icebreaker: An Ice Experience
1. Melting and Freezing
2. Ice has Structure
3. Ice is a Mineral
4. Ice Floats
5. Ice Flows read more »
IYA Discovery Guides read more »
Wall-E Learns About Proportion Video вЂ“ Grades K-8
A fun short video clip.
Students calculate the diameter of the moon with the help of Wall-E the mischievous robot. read more »
A set of 24 hands-on activities for various age levels.
Classification activities that will lead students from simple sorting of familiar objects to classifying materials into liquids, gases, and solids. read more »
1. Where Are We Going? read more »