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Check GROLIER first! This online encyclopedia has the most easy-to-find, reliable information about your topic.

After Grolier, visit these three sites for the best info on the web!

Visit for current info about the planets

Fact Monster : The Planets

Welcome to the planets, yeah!

Visit Windows to the Universe: Our Solar System for awesome info!

And check out these websites for more fun spacey stuff!

NASA for Students

Search the Astronomy picture of the day site for an awesome photo of your planet

Solar system simulator (way cool!) Click on the drop down menu and select your planet.

Don't forget books from Marsh's library!

Who created the website you are looking at? Finding out who the author is can be an important part of deciding if the information is reliable (can be trusted).
Should I trust Wikipedia? Maybe, maybe not. Remember that anyone can put something on Wikipedia, and anyone can change what is there. If you can find the information from a trusted place that supports what is on Wikipedia, it's okay to use it. But then you might as well use the information from the trusted place!!!

The planets of the solar system

Geologic Time Periods

Berkeley Web Geologic Time Machine Click on the different geologic eras and periods to learn more about each one. This is a great site to learn about the plant and animal life, climate, and environment. It's at the top of this list for a reason!!
Enchanted Learning Time Scale To find this page, scroll halfway down the screen and look for Geologic Time Chart on the right. Click on the Detailed Version for quick information about different time periods.
Geologic Time/Earth Floor of the Earth Science Museum Information on the Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras
Palaeos Information on Paleozoic, Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Proterozoic, Archeaon and Hadean eras.
Precambrian Time information

  Documents for Student Use
Brochure template (Using Microsoft Word)
    To use this template, open it, and under Edit, choose Select All and then Copy. Then open a word document and paste it.

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