Cool NASA resources for Kids' Astronomy

I got on my computer this morning to check on things and possibly catch up on a few return visits to all of my new bloggy friends out there.  But, a picture of Saturn caught my eye.
Unfortunately, once I looked at the picture and read what it was about, I continued down to the comments.  I have no idea why I started reading the comments.  It seems to be like a train wreck to me.  I know I shouldn't be looking at them and wasting my time, but I'm drawn in by the things people have to say.  And boy, do people always have something to say.  

Whether people think the space program is a joke, with the amount of money they spend (I don't) or whether they are so scientifically minded that they don't believe in God (I do!), they seem to have a lot to say.  I have to limit the amount of time I spend reading comments on these things, because people generally say the same things over and over again.  Some people make it religious.  Some people use it to bash the government.  Some people use it just to be able to make a rude remark somewhere.  Some people actually comment on the article!  

But, in the comments, I noticed a lot of people say that the picture was actually taken in 2006.  And, so it was.  I clicked through several links and found myself on a page for NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive.  I love it when I accidentally find resources like this.  And I wanted to share it! 

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
So, for those of you who love astronomy and pictures from space, enjoy!

NASA also has a NASA Kids' Club page.  Looks like they have games kids can play online.
And they have a page for K-4

Here are some links to Saturn Coloring Pages

Have fun looking at these things with your kids!  What kinds of science things are your favorites to teach your kids?

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