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Grades 3-5 (Ages 8-10)

Resources

Mercury March 7, 2016

Asteroid

Asteroids February 19, 2016

Jupiter's Moons February 19, 2016

Pluto February 19, 2016

Neptune

Neptune February 10, 2016

Uranus

Uranus February 10, 2016

Mars

Mars February 10, 2016

Mars meteorite

Meteorites May 19, 2010

Equipment Tips May 14, 2010

What to Look For May 14, 2010

Become a Stargazer April 14, 2010

Radio Programs

Moon and Mars A neighbor world gets brighter February 28, 2016

The Whole Gang The worlds of the solar system February 1, 2016

Moon and Jupiter A big moon takes a beating January 26, 2016

Moon and Mars Lighting up the waning Moon — after this. January 2, 2016

New Year’s Sky A grand view for a new year December 31, 2015

Christmas Moon Lighting up the night December 25, 2015

Long-Night Moon Rudolph gets the night off December 24, 2015

New Pluto A new view of a distant world December 22, 2015

Moon and Companions Bright companions for the Moon December 5, 2015

Moon and Mars A frozen treat on the Red Planet December 4, 2015

Halloween Haunting stars in the evening sky October 31, 2015

Hunter’s Moon Marking time with the Hunter’s Moon October 25, 2015

Close Visitors Keeping an eye out for trouble October 16, 2015

Mars and Jupiter A close call in the morning sky October 14, 2015

Uranus at Opposition A good showing for “George’s Star” October 10, 2015

Morning Mercury A dark planet in the dawn sky October 9, 2015

Moon and More Companions Filling up a Martian crater October 7, 2015

Weekend Goodies A great weekend for skywatching September 24, 2015

Morning Lineup Bright lights in the dawn sky September 23, 2015

North vs. South Different views of the night sky September 19, 2015

John Dobson Bringing telescopes to the masses September 13, 2015

Moon, Venus, and Mars Ancient Mars cools off September 8, 2015

Zenith Looking straight up September 6, 2015

First Professor Ready for the first day of class September 1, 2015

Venus and Mars Prominent neighbors in the dawn sky August 31, 2015

Neptune at Opposition II Cranking up the winds on a distant planet August 30, 2015

Neptune at Opposition Neptune in the sky with diamonds August 29, 2015

Shergotty A piece of Mars falls from the sky August 24, 2015

Iron Rain Showering Earth with iron raindrops August 17, 2015

Moon and Uranus Pointing out a neglected giant August 3, 2015

Blue Moon Modern folklore about the night sky July 29, 2015

More Charles Townes Shining a new light on the universe July 28, 2015

Charles Townes Dreaming up a laser beam July 27, 2015

Moon and Companions Getting ready to change addresses July 17, 2015

Pluto A famous but poorly understood world July 6, 2015

Fireworks Fireworks in the evening sky July 3, 2015

Venus and Jupiter Identifying two evening skylights July 1, 2015

Short Moon A short night of moonwatching June 30, 2015

Bright Trios A pair of trios