Lunar and Planetary Institute

Education and Public Outreach

Exploring the Solar System: Planets, Moons, Comets, Meteors

These subjects include comparisons of the planets and their characteristics; for information on the Sun, please go to Stars and Galaxies, and for information on various geological planetary processes, please go to Planet Surface Processes. For information and resources related to misconceptions in planetary science held by students, teachers, and the public, click here.

These are Lunar and Planetary Institute resources from our field trips, workshops, programs, and products. They include activities, images, powerpoints, recommended books and videos and Web sites, and more. We will continue to expand these sections as we develop additional resources.

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Solar System




Asteroids, Comets, Meteors