Play Star Fall, Comet to the Sun, and dozens of other games at NASA's Kids Club.
Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.
Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.
At NASA's Space Place, try your luck at protecting satellites from solar storms as you play Shields Up! Then try playing Helios, Satellite Insight, and Solar Tricktionary.
Play Build a Solar System and create your own collection of planets that orbit the Sun.
Earth, Sun and Moon is an interactive space game where you will discover how how much time different orbits take and how they relate to our calendar.
Play Solar Concentration and Order It Up Interactive at Windows to the Universe. You can even make a sun-Earth flip book and download coloring pages.
Design your own planet and solar system and play Astronomy puzzles, jokes and games.
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