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Space Academy
 Learning Adventures in Space and Astronomy


When outside the classroom, visit Kid-Ventures for astronomy jokes, games, puzzles and other adventures in space.

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For links that can help with school projects or scientific research, blast off into Outerspace. View NASA's solar system simulator, find homework help and science project ideas in Amazing Space, and even find out how to go to space camp. Outerspace is a great reference tool for students of all ages to learn more about the universe and science.

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Cosmic Classroom

The Cosmic Classroom is the home base for educators. Teachers will find classroom guides for the star shows at the Jordan Planetarium, including the Maine Learning Results data relevant to each show and links to field trip information. The Cosmic Classroom is home base for tools to help students learn about science and astronomy.


Discovery is a tour of the solar system and much more. Learn about the planets, our Sun and the Milky Way Galaxy, with amazing space images and information about all things fascinating in our universe.


Umaine is the home of the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Maine at Orono. Meet the faculty and staff along with alumni and undergraduate and graduate students. There is also information on signing up for undergraduate and graduate courses in physics or astronomy at UMO.

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Contact | Star Shows | Public Shows | Field Trips | UMaine | Observatory

Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5781
Phone: (207) 581-1341