Astronomy Resources and Links

Astronomy for Kids
Resources and Links 

Great Websites for Kids – Astronomy and Space

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL is a research and development lab federally funded by NASA and managed by Caltech.

NASA Education for Students 

Career information, image galleries, NASA Television, features and articles about aerospace.

NASA Kids’ Club 

At NASA Kids’ Club, it’s perfectly okay to fool around in space. You can use your science and math skills to explore Mars, construct a fleet of rockets or search for NASA spinoffs in your garage, and a whole lot more.

NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA)

SEMAA was developed to increase the participation of historically underserved K-12 youth in STEM fields. School activities and summer sessions are held throughout the nation.

NASA Space Place 

Build your own spacecraft, play space volcanoes or browse through a gallery of sun images. When you’re at the Space Place, the universe is the limit.

Orange County Astronomers’ Club

The Orange County Astronomers is a non-profit organization whose main purpose is to spread knowledge and appreciation of the science of astronomy. The club has been doing this for more than 40 years and has grown to over 800 members.

Just a beginner? Many of our members joined the club when they were just beginners too. There are free beginners’ classes in astronomy. The club has an extensive variety of resources and activities to meet a wide range of interests in astronomy.

Orange Coast College Planetarium: Your Planetarium Starship

Students in Orange County school districts who visit the planetarium will be given the chance to experience core STEM concepts through exhibits that are engaging and fun.