Astronomy

How to get started - http://skytonight.com/howto/basics

Sunspots today - http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/sunspots/

Aurorae forecasts - http://sec.noaa.gov/pmap/pmapN.html

Clear sky clock (Winnipeg) - http://cleardarksky.com/c/Winnipegkey.html

Solar system simulator - http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/

Space news -
http://www.space.com
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/
http://skytonight.com/news/wires

Astronomy picture of the day - http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Solar system fact sheets - http://www.nineplanets.org/nineplanets.html#toc

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Winnipeg Centre) - http://www.winnipeg.rasc.ca

How to find satellites - http://www.heavens-above.com/

Star Charts - http://skymaps.com/

Telescope equipment reviews:
http://www.scopereviews.com/
http://www.cloudynights.com/


Free Astronomy Software

Planetarium: Stellarium - http://www.stellarium.org/

3D space simulator: Celestia - http://www.shatters.net/celestia/

 

Mythology

Encyclopedia Mythica - http://www.pantheon.org/

THEOI PROJECT Guide to Greek Mythology - http://www.theoi.com/

Bulfinch's Mythology - http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/bulf/index.htm

 

Teaching Resources

Astronomy teaching tips - http://www.cascaeducation.ca/files/teachers_tips.html

Collection of sites that have astronomy lesson plans - http://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/astro_l.shtml

Hands-on activities - http://www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html

http://hea-www.harvard.edu/ECT/the_book/toc.html

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/%7Eastro/grade6/node8.html

Planets - information and images http://cosmos.colorado.edu/~urquhart/tour_guide-to.html

Seasons - http://www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk/astro/textb/phys/season3.htm


For Students

Exploratorium - http://www.exploratorium.edu/observatory/index.html

Canadian Space Agency: Kidspace - http://www.space.gc.ca/asc/eng/kidspace/kidspace.asp

Space Weather - http://www.exploratorium.edu/spaceweather/index.htm

Solar system exploration - http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm

Sun - http://www.exploratorium.edu/solarmax/index.html

Sunspots - http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/index.html

Aurora - http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/auroras/index.html

Solar Eclipse - http://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/index.html

Height of Sun (monthly) - http://www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk/astro/textb/phys/seasdemo.htm

Planet images - http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/

Mercury Transit - http://www.exploratorium.edu/transit/index.html

Saturn - http://www.exploratorium.edu/saturn/index.html

Transit of Venus - http://www.exploratorium.edu/saturn/index.html

Mars - http://www.exploratorium.edu/mars/index.html

Star Stories - http://www.nmm.ac.uk/server/show/nav.00500300l008