description: Watch this short animation to see just how far apart the planets really are. The animation is moving 300 times as fast as the speed of light. It would take a spaceship 5 years to travel this distance.
description: Watch this short animation showing the different star constellations. The stars do not move in the sky, but as Earth rotates around the sun the stars that you can see in the sky each night change.
description: Play space sense for kids. If you don’t know the answer to one of the questions you can use the lifelines that let you see either a short description of the topic or what other people answered. If you pass all the questions on easy you may see how you do at the medium and hard levels.