Fun & Games
We've collected our games here for you to select from. Note: Many of the games are written in Java. If you have Windows XP on your computer and have problems opening some games, you might have to download Java from Sun Microsystems.
We have a lot of fun making these games, and we hope that you have fun playing them, but we can't know unless you tell us! Please fill out our survey and let us know what you think--perhaps you have suggestions for future games?
Please note: some older Java games may not conform to the security requirements of the new Java version. We are looking into updating them. In the meantime, you can go around this by adding Windows to the Universe to your trusted site list. Read the instructions here.
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Climate Science from the Southeast Pacific Crossword Puzzle
Climate Crossword Puzzle
Weather Crossword Puzzle
Jigsaw Puzzles (Flash playerneeded for this game!)
Polar Jigsaw Puzzles (Flash playerneeded for this game!)
The Motions of the Ocean Word Search
Polar Wordsearch Puzzle
Atmosphere and Clouds Word Search
Ulysses Solar Word Search
The Carbon Cycle Game (Flash playerneeded for this game!)
"Eight Planets and a Dwarf" Sudoku (Flash playerneeded for this game!)
Order it Up: Solar System Edition
Junk in Space
Make Your Own Alien!
Coloring Books and Paper Activities
Make an Arctic Creature Mobile!
People Coloring Book
Solar System Coloring Book
A Printable Activity Page About Magnetism
Sun-Earth Flip Books
Fun & Games at Other Sites
About.com Space & Astronomy for Kids
CHANCE Activity--Brought to you by Solar Week 2002
Guess the Celebrity Activity--Brought to you by Solar Week 2002
NASA Kids: Puzzles & Games
PBS Nature: Puzzles & Fun
SandlotScience.com Optical Illusions
Shop Windows to the Universe Science Store!
Learn about Earth and space science, and have fun while doing it! The games
section of our online store
includes a climate change card game
and the Traveling Nitrogen game