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Educational & Scientific Resources

Education Links

The Lunar and Planetary Institute, a source of information on upcoming meetings of interest to Society members and databases on meteorites and other extraterrestrial samples.

The American Antarctic Meteorite Curation Website, a database of and general information about the large American collection of meteorites from Antarctica, curated at Johnson Space Center and the Smithsonian Institution.

Johnson Space Center Educational Outreach, including information on meteorites and lunar samples, and a teacher's guide to meteorites.

Messages from Outer Space Online, an online resource for lesson plans and educational material in planetary science/astronomy.

Meteorites and their Properties, a site dedicated to providing information about meteorites to the general public, and K-12 teachers.

Windows to the Universe, a site devoted to current space research, including up-to-the-minute 'space weather' information.

Meteor Crater, Arizona, U.S.A., homepage of one of the most dramatic, and most accessible, impact craters on Earth, including interactive impact models and other educational material.

catalog of meteorites of Arizona, complete with pictures and commentary.

 The Planetary Science Research Discoveries [PSRD] web journal, the site highlights planetary research of interest to the membership of the Society as well as the science-minded public.

Scientific Societies

Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Planetary Sciences division of the American Geophysical Union

Planetary Geology Division of the Geological Society of America

International Astronomical Union Commission on meteors and interplanetary dust

Other Organizations

U.S.A. National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA)

European Space Agency (ESA)

Earthworks jobs in Astronomy, Space & Planetary Sciences

International Meteorite Collectors Association

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