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Space at Home

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Check out our latest educational videos at

 The Observatory's YouTube Page

The Planets

Cincinnati Observatory Educators, Sam, Nicole, and Natalia take you on a tour of the 8 planets in our solar system.  You can learn a little about each planet and see the differences between them.

And try our Solar System Weather Scavenger Hunt


Moon Activities

Check out Dean's video to make turn Oreos into Moon phases. Astronomy and eating cookies: It's a winning combination!

Want to learn more about the Moon?  Download our Moon Scavenger Hunt

This Moon Phase activity from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is one of the best! Cut out six Moon phases and arrange them in the proper order Images of the Moon

This NASA video shows you how to Make a Moon Journal

Reasons for the Seasons

Looking for information about the seasons? The distance to the Sun is NOT the difference between Summer and Winter.  It's the unique tilt Earth has as it circles the Sun.  This special Star Gazers episode not only shows why we have different seasons, but how James lost all his hair by flying too close to the Sun. 

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Astronomy Resources to help you Keep Looking Up!

Join our free, online Astronomy Club Cosmic Kids

Subscribe to our YouTube channel and Watch Our Latest Videos

Looking for good space books?  Here's our recommendations with The Cincinnati Public Library

Attention artists, try NASA's Space Place Art Challenge

And Eurekus STEAM and Maker page

NISE has some amazing Science at Home Projects

Let NASA bring the universe to you with NASA at Home

Teachers and parents, we are doing online programming just for you!  Request an Online Program

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Looking for the Spaciest Playlist ever?  Our Educator Nicole Capella (yes she has a starry name, even) put her favorites together on Spotify: Sounds From Space 

Which songs are we missing? Send us an email

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