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NASA Home Page http://www.nasa.gov Main Home Page for NASA with links to NASA projects and resources.
NASA Office of Space Science http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/oss/ The Office of Space Science is responsible for all of NASA's research from the middle levels of Earth's atmosphere to the edge of the universe.
NASA's Structure and Evolution of the Universe http://universe.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Home page for the Structure and Evolution of the Universe which explores gravity, space and time.

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CHANDRA X-ray Observatory http://www.chandra.harvard.edu/ Homepage for the Chandra X-ray Observatory where you will find the latest images, fact sheets, education materials and more.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/seuforum/index.html Home page for the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics which explores space, time and matter.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center http://pao.gsfc.nasa.gov/gsfc/welcome/welcome.htm This takes you direct to 
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, 
with information about tours--
if vacations take you East--or "virtual visits" to the many space and earth science missions in which Goddard is involved. 
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center http://www1.msfc.nasa.gov/ The Home Page for
 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 
where scientists develop space
transportation and propulsion systems and conduct microgravity research and space optics manufacturing technologies. 
Space Telescope Science Institute http://www.stsci.edu/ Home page for the Hubble Space Telescope where you will find the latest images and information about Hubble's observations of the universe.

PLACES YOU WILL VISIT
CHANDRA X-ray Observatory http://www.chandra.harvard.edu/ Homepage for the Chandra X-ray Observatory where you will find the latest images, fact sheets, education materials and more.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center http://pao.gsfc.nasa.gov/gsfc/welcome/welcome.htm This takes you direct to 
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, 
with information about tours--
if vacations take you East--or "virtual visits" to the many space and earth science missions in which Goddard is involved. 
Space Telescope Science Institute http://www.stsci.edu/ Home page for the Hubble Space Telescope where you will find the latest images and information about Hubble's observations of the universe.

OBSERVATORIES
Chandra X-ray Observatory http://chandra.harvard.edu The latest images and discoveries for the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Space Telescope Science Institute http://www.stsci.edu/ Home page for the Hubble Space Telescope where you will find the latest images and information about Hubble's observations of the universe.
The Einstein Observatory (HEAO-2) http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/einstein/heao2.html Information and images from the Einstein Observatory.
Compton Gamma Ray Observatory http://cossc.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html The images and information from the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory whose mission ended June 2000.
The ROSAT Mission http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/rosat/rosgof.html Information and images from the ROSAT X-ray Observatory whose mission ran from June 1990 to February 1999.

BLACK HOLES
Chandra X-ray Observatory http://chandra.harvard.edu/xray_sources/black_holes.html An explanation of how black holes are formed, if we can see them, how to find them and images of black holes from the Chandra X-ray Observatory spacecraft.
Black Holes: From Fantasy to Fact http://hubble.stsci.edu/discoveries/10th/our_universe/in-depth/blackholes.shtml A history of black holes from seeing them as part of science fiction to the facts today.
Black Holes http://www.historyoftheuniverse.com/blakhole.html Explains the difference between supermassive, stellar and mini black holes.
Amazing Facts About Black Holes http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/o34.html Some interesting facts about black holes showing some previous notions to be false.
Black Holes and Beyond http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Cyberia/NumRel/BlackHoles.html Information about how a black hole is formed, the anatomy of a black hole, how we can see a black hole and more including QuickTime movies and sound files.
Black Holes and Neutron Stars http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/htmltest/rjn_bht.html Movies and descriptions of black holes, neutron stars and more.
Black Holes http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/blackholes/blackholes.html Information and Activity Booklets on a K -8 and 9-12 grade level.
Black Holes http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/know_l1/black_holes.html An introduction to black holes including animation of the suspected black hole at the heart of the galaxy M87.
How Do Massive Black Holes Grow? http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/mysteries_l1/massive.html An explanation on the growth of massive black holes.
Falling Into a Black Hole http://casa.colorado.edu/~ajsh/schw.shtml Explains what it would be like to fall into a black hole, white holes, wormholes, and the collapse of a black hole through animations, photos and text.
Black Hole FAQ http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/lib/bh_faq.html Answers to questions about black holes on beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
Frequently Asked Questions About Black Holes http://www.phy.mtu.edu/bht/bh_pub_faq.html What is a black hole really and What happens to you if you fall in are just two of the questions answered in this FAQ about black holes.
Black Holes http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/guidry/violence/blackholes.html What is a black hole and gravitational lensing are discussed in this introduction to black holes.
Black Holes: The Invisible Vampires http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/o33.html A simple explanation of what a black hole is, it's characteristics and where they can be found.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM
Imagine the Universe http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/know_l1/emspectrum.html Excellent background information on the electromagnetic spectrum with links to activities and a quiz on the electromagnetic spectrum.
Interactive Multimedia Adventures for Grade-school Education Using Remote Sensing (IMAGERS) http://imagers.gsfc.nasa.gov/ems A simple explanation of electromagnetic radiation including each type of radiation, how we "see" using that type of radiation and what that type of radiation shows us.
Athena http://www.athena.ivv.nasa.gov/curric/space/lfs/emspectr.html Explains the electromagnetic spectrum through puzzles and question and answer format in easy to understand terms.
Amazing Space http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/light/star-light-science.html "Star Light, Star Bright" activity has good background information on waves and excellent electromagnetic spectrum diagram.
NASA's Observatorium http://observe.ivv.nasa.gov/nasa/education/reference/emspec/emspectrum.html A good explanation of the electromagnetic spectrum.

LIFE CYCLE OF STARS
Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/html/stars.html The life and death of stars is explained using easy to understand language and amazing graphics.
Space Telescope Science Institute http://www.stsci.edu/ Home page for the Hubble Space Telescope where you will find the latest images and information about Hubble's observations of the universe.

FUSION
Great Atomics Fusion Group http://FusionEd.gat.com/ You will find a fusion slide show and teacher resources on the electromagnetic spectrum.
Chemical Elements http://www.chemicalelements.com
Good site for middle school students for information on the Periodic Table of Elements.
Chem4kids http://www.chem4kids.com/index.html A great site for students to learn about the periodic table, atoms, and chemical reactions. 

THE NCSSM SUPERNOVA REMNANT RESEARCH PROJECT
The NCSSM Supernova Remnant Research Project http://astro.ncssm.edu/ Website put together by Charles Olbert one of the students who was part of the team that won the Siemens Westinghouse Science & Technology Competition.
Siemens Foundation http://www.siemens-foundation.org/ Home page for the Siemens Foundation where you will find more information about the students who won the team competition.
The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics http://www.ncssm.edu/ Learn more information about the other exciting things going on at The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.