Images of Space
NASA's image library consolidates imagery spread across 60 collections into one searchable location.
Students can embed content in their own sites and choose from multiple resolutions, including the original size, to download.
In addition to the main image site, NASA has additional areas dedicated to specific topics.
For Astronomy buffs, NASA posts each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Space.com presents up-to-date photos of the cosmos and encourages students to learn more about the images.
Classifying Galaxies demonstrates how scientists classify galaxies for identification and function. It comes complete with a lesson plan!
Exhibits at the National Air and Space Museum web site are altered to match a spotlight in the real museum.
The National Air and Space Museum hosts a searchable library of digital images and video. Images include Museum events and behind-the-scenes activities, historic photos, and pictures of artifacts captured by their staff photographers.
Google Sky, using the same interface as Google Maps, provides an exciting way to browse and explore the universe. You can find the positions of the planets and constellations on the sky and even watching the birth of distant galaxies as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Pictures can sometimes fire the imagination better than a hundred lectures. Print out pictures and decorate the classroom for National Space Day.