(Updated on 19/04/2011)


In the background : Image of Comet Hartley 2
"This image was captured by NASA's EPOXI mission between Nov. 3 and 4, 2010,
during the spacecraft's flyby of comet Hartley 2.
It was captured using the spacecraft's Medium-Resolution Instrument."


Related pages :

Space :
Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos - Vocabulary - Listening - Facts -
Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Webquests - Interactive games - Games to print -
- Superstitions - Movies - Posters - Poems - Cartoons - Videos



Resources :






  • Virgin unveils spaceship designs
    "Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space."

    - with an Animation of the Virgin Galactic spaceliner in flight



  • Alien Earths - interactive (
    " It explores the formation of stars and planets and includes interactive games, slide shows and more...
    Students can build a "perfect" solar system, learn about the life cycles of stars and how astronomers use the light of stars to search for Earth size planets, create a community of microorganisms, or use the Drake Equation interactive to make their own estimate of how many planets out there support life."

    (Education World)


  • The Animated Virtual Planetarium
    Spatial Relations / Orbital Dynamics / Historical Solar Systems

  • Space travel (BBC) - with AUDIO
    We explore "space travel with the help of a former NASA astronaut.
    We look at some of the language used when talking about space."


  • ESA - European Space Agency
    - with an animation on the history of European space science!
    and activities, quizzes, games...


    News / Gallery / Discoveries / Sci-Tech / Fun / Reference


  • Space Teaching Theme ( :
    Resource Materials - Sites For Background Information - Downloads - Hands On Activities -
    Web Quests - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans...


  • The Moon - with quizzes : interactive / to print (


  • Windows to the Universe : Our planet - Our solar system - Astronomy and the Universe - History and People... (

  • Touchdown on Titan!
    "Seven years after takeoff, space probe Huygens lands on Saturn's moon, Titan"
    (Time For Kids)

  • BBC Space - 3D Tour - "Take a 3D interactive tour of the Solar System"
    + Interactive Space Map ("Find your place in the Universe with this map of space")


  • ESA Kids (European Space Agency) :
    Our Universe - Life in Space - Liftoff - Useful Space - Earth - News - Fun
    - Quizzes

  • Starchild is A Learning Center for Young Astronomers -
    "The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC),
    Dr. Nicholas E. White (Director), within the Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics (LHEA) at NASA/ GSFC."
    - with interactive activities



  • The Nine Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System -
    "an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.
    Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information."




  • Earth (texte + symboles)
  • NasaKids - (
    "Learn about NASA's activities and science"
    (with interactive tools)