The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

The Best Book of Weather
Simon Adams, Kingfisher, 2001
Stars and Planets
Carole Stott, Kingfisher, 2005
Stars and Constellations
Raman Prinja, Heinemann, 2003
The Moon
Seymour Simon, Simon &, 2003

For Teachers

Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe
Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan, Prentice Hall, 2003
Out-of-This-World Astronomy: 50 Amazing Activities and Projects
Joe Rhatigan and Rain Newcomb, Sterling/Lark, 2003


Ask an Astronomer for Kids
Exploring Planets in the Classroom

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at