Series: SciShow Kids: Solar System and Space
Have you ever wondered if aliens exist? You’re not alone! Learn about what alien life needs to survive in the universe!
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!
Our journey through the solar system continues, as Jessi gives you a close look at comets and asteroids!
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.
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.
There’s a lot more to Saturn’s rings than just looking awesome! Find out why!
Explore the four gas giant planets, as Jessi and Squeaks take you on a tour of our solar system!
Explore the four inner rocky planets, as Jessi and Squeaks take you on a tour of the solar system!
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!
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!
Tag along with Jessi and Squeaks to learn how to make your very own model of the Solar System!
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!
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!
Jessi introduces you to some of the most newly-named members of the solar system: the five dwarf planets!
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!
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!
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 think Mars used to have an ocean too! Show Less
Find out what makes stars what they are, and take a tour of some of the most extreme stars in space!
Jessi and Squeaks explore our home galaxy, The Milky Way!
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!
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.
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!
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!