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Series: SciShow Kids: Solar System and Space


Are Aliens Real?

Are Aliens Real?

Have you ever wondered if aliens exist? You’re not alone! Learn about what alien life needs to survive in the universe!
Check Out the Satellites!

Check Out the Satellites!

You might not know it, but there are thousands of human-made satellites orbiting the Earth! They help us do everything from study the climate to make phone calls, and there are even some satellites that people can live on!
Comets and Asteroids!

Comets and Asteroids!

Our journey through the solar system continues, as Jessi gives you a close look at comets and asteroids!
Constellations: Connect the Dots in the Sky!

Constellations: Connect the Dots in the Sky!

For a long time, people have seen pictures among the stars -- just like connect the dots! Learn all about constellations, including someone of the easiest ones to spot, and what some people thought they looked like.
Create Your Own Asteroid Impact!

Create Your Own Asteroid Impact!

A meteor shower happens when rocks from space burn up in the atmosphere and make a beautiful light show! Lately, though, Squeaks has been wondering what would happen if one of those space rocks made it through the atmosphere to the Earth's surface.
Explore Saturn’s Rings

Explore Saturn’s Rings

There’s a lot more to Saturn’s rings than just looking awesome! Find out why!
Explore the Solar System: The Gas Giants

Explore the Solar System: The Gas Giants

Explore the four gas giant planets, as Jessi and Squeaks take you on a tour of our solar system!
Explore the Solar System: The Rocky Planets

Explore the Solar System: The Rocky Planets

Explore the four inner rocky planets, as Jessi and Squeaks take you on a tour of the solar system!
How to Find a Meteorite!

How to Find a Meteorite!

Maybe you've seen a shooting star, a bright streak of light that zips across the sky! But did you know that those shooting stars are actually rocks falling from space? And sometimes you can find them on the ground!
Let’s Build Paper Rockets

Let’s Build Paper Rockets

Squeaks and Mister Brown are so excited about rockets, they're going to make their own! You can join in on the fun and learn how to make one too!
Let’s Make the Solar System

Let’s Make the Solar System

Tag along with Jessi and Squeaks to learn how to make your very own model of the Solar System!
Lunar Eclipses

Lunar Eclipses

Did you know there will be a lunar eclipse this week? Jessi and Squeaks explore what causes lunar eclipses and why they can make the moon look red!
Make a Moon Puzzle!

Make a Moon Puzzle!

Have you noticed that the moon looks different over the course of the month? Follow along with this fun activity to help you remember the different phases of the moon!
Meet the Five Dwarf Planets!

Meet the Five Dwarf Planets!

Jessi introduces you to some of the most newly-named members of the solar system: the five dwarf planets!
Should We Go to Mars?

Should We Go to Mars?

Jessi and Squeaks love pretending to be space explorers, visiting far-away planets! Did you know that, right now, there are scientists working on ways to send people to other planets in real life? And where better to start than our closest...Show More
Take a Tour of the Space Station

Take a Tour of the Space Station

Did you know some astronauts live in space for months at a time? Join Jessi and Squeaks for a tour of the International Space Station and learn what life is like in low gravity!
The Farthest We’ve Ever Gone in Space

The Farthest We’ve Ever Gone in Space

Humans have never visited another planet, but we can send special spacecraft called probes to visit them for us! One of those probes, called Voyager 1, has gone deeper into space than any other, and it's sent us some amazing pictures along the way!
Was There Water on Mars?

Was There Water on Mars?

When you look at a picture of Mars next to a picture of Earth, you might notice one big difference: Earth is covered in blue oceans and Mars doesn't seem to have any water at all! But scientists have discovered all kinds of clues that make them...Show More
What Are Stars?

What Are Stars?

Find out what makes stars what they are, and take a tour of some of the most extreme stars in space!
What Do Astronauts Do?

What Do Astronauts Do?

You may have dreamed of being an astronaut, or maybe that’s what you want to be when you grow up! But how do astronauts become astronauts, and what do they do when they’re in space? Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn what it takes to be an...Show More
What Is the Milky Way?

What Is the Milky Way?

Jessi and Squeaks explore our home galaxy, The Milky Way!
What Is the Sun Made Of?

What Is the Sun Made Of?

Have you ever wondered what the sun is made of? Dr. Cecilia Payne-Gaposhkin wondered that, too, and she used science to figure out the answer! Find out how she did that and more about her amazing life and discoveries!
What Would We Eat on Mars?

What Would We Eat on Mars?

Sam the bat would love to visit Mars one day, but he's going to need more than a few sandwiches if he's going to stay for long.
What’s a Meteor Shower?

What’s a Meteor Shower?

Have you ever looked up at night and seen a streak of light flash across the sky? Some people call that a "shooting star," but it's not actually a star at all! Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn what shooting stars really are and how they happen!
Where Did Earth Come From?

Where Did Earth Come From?

Earth is a huge planet full of incredible sights and amazing creatures! But have you ever wondered where the Earth came from in the first place? Well, by looking at other stars and planets, scientists think they have a pretty good idea!