Solar System Trading Cards
Teacher Page: Grab Bag


Downloadable Cards
Other "Cool Stuff"
Other resources from ST ScI
Other resources available Outside ST ScI
Books and Other Printed Material

Downloadable Cards

An Adobe Acrobat PDF document containing the trading cards can be found here.

To make your own deck of cards, print out the PDF. Cut the cards out, but keep the two sides of each card attached. Then, fold in half along the dotted line and tape or glue the two sides together.

Images used in this lesson:

Customize your lesson! Below you will find the images and icons used in the lesson to create your own interactive lesson(s) and overhead transparencies.

Other "Cool Stuff":

One of the unique features of using the World Wide Web is the ability to move quickly and easily to other links of related topics. If you find an appropriate related link, don't forget to Bookmark it for later use. These related links can play an important role in enhancing your lesson by: using them to gather more information for a research topic, using them to learn the latest current events information, and helping to introduce or follow-up a specific lesson module. Here are some web pages from STScI or outside STScI related to the topic of the solar system. The websites are listed in alphabetical order.

Other resources available at ST ScI:

The sites are listed in alphabetical order.

Other resources available outside ST ScI:

Below you will find a vast amount of information regarding the Hubble Space Telescope 2nd Servicing Mission. The information comes from many sources other than ST ScI.

Some of the resources are quite in depth, and it is easy to get lost. It is suggested that you bookmark this page before you examine each source. That way, should you get lost, you can simply use the bookmark to get you back to the main page.

Since the various sites are run by other parties, there is no way of guaranteeing their stability. You may occasionally find a site "under construction," or you may find that a site is completely gone. There is no way to control such situations as the sites are out of Space Telescope Science Institute's control.

This page is only a fraction of the information available throughout the web. If you do not find what you are looking for here, GO FIND IT!!

The websites are listed in alphabetical order.


Books and Other Printed Materials

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science for All Americans.

Beatty, J. Kelly, Chaikin, Andrew, and Petersen, Carolyn Collins. The New Solar System.

Binding, Carmen. Solar System.

Birch, Robin. Solar System.

Bortolott, Dan. Exploring Saturn: From Galileo to Cassini.

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. The Moon Seems to Change.

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. The Planets in Our Solar System.

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. The Sky is Full of Stars.

Bredeson, Carmen. Solar System.

Brierley, Jan. 3-D Solar System Book.

Burnham, Robert. Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: an Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System (vol. 1, 2, and 3).

Caprara, Giovanni. The Solar System.

Chesanow, Neil. Where Do I Live?

Clark, Stuart. Journey to the Stars.

Cole, Joanna. The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System.

Cole, Joanna. Magic School Bus Out of This World: A Book About Space Rocks.

Cole, Norma. Blastoff: a Space Counting Book.

Davies, John Keith. Beyond Pluto: Exploring the Outer Limits of the Solar System.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don’t Know Much About the Solar System.

Encrenaz, Therese, Zarka Philippe, Blanc, Michael, Bibring, Jean-Pierre, and Roques, Francoise. The Solar System.

Evert, Laura. Planets, Moons, and Stars (Take-Along Guide Series).

Freedman, Roger A. Universe: the Solar System.

Furniss, Tim. Solar System.

Gibbons, Gail. The Planets.

Goldstein, Marget. Solar System.

Gouck, Maura M. Solar System.

Gribbin, John R. Empire of the Sun: Planets and Moons of the Solar System.

Greeley, Ronald. Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System.

Hansen, Rosanna. My First Book of Space: Developed in Conjunction with NASA.

Hillyard, Julia. Solar System.

Holland, Simon. Space.

Jones, Barrie William. Discovering the Solar System.

Kerrod, Robin. Solar System.

LaFontaine, Bryce. Exploring the Solar System.

Lang, Kenneth R. The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System.

Leedy, Loreen. Postcards from Pluto: a Tour of the Solar System.

Lewis, John S. Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System.

Malloy, Christine with the American Museum of Natural History. Solar System: Flip Out and Learn.

McGraw-Hill. The Complete Book of Our Solar System (Grades 1-3).

Mitton, Jacqueline. Kingdom of the Sun: a Book of Planets.

Moor, Eva. Space Explorers.

Murray, Carl D., and Dermott, Stanley. Solar System Dynamics.

Nobleman, Marc Tyler. 3-D Thrillers! Solar System.

Rau, Dana Meachen, Labbo, Linda, and Young, Terrence. Solar System.

Reidy, David, and Wallace, Ken. The Solar System: a Practical Guide.

Reigot, Betty Polisar. A Book About Planets and Stars.

Ride, Sally. Exploring Our Solar System.

Ridpath, Ian. Stars and Planets.

Riley, Peter. Our Solar System.

Scholastic Inc. Exploring Space.

Scientific American (Levy, David H.). Understanding the New Solar System.

Seeds, Michael. Solar System.

SETI Institute Staff. Rise of Intelligence and Culture.

Simon, Seymour. Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids.

Simon, Seymour. Planets Around the Sun.

Sipiera, Paul B. The Solar System.

Stern, Alan and Mitton, Jacqueline. Pluto and Charon: Ice Worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System.

Sweeney, Joan. Me and My Place in Space.

Taylor, Stuart Ross. Destiny or Chance: Our Solar System and Its Place in the Cosmos.

Tiron, Wil. Peterson First Guide to the Solar System.

VanCleave, Janice Pratt P. Janice VanCleave’s A+ Projects in Astronomy: Winning Experiments for Science Fairs and Extra Credit.

Vogt, Gregory. Solar System.

Weisbacher, Anne. Solar System.

Wilson, Lynn. What’s Out There? A Book About Space.

Wood, John A. The Solar System.

World Book Inc. Solar System with 3-D Disk.

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