Galaxy Zoo is similar to the above, where you can help astronomers explore the Universe
Zooniverse links you into Solar storm watch, the Milky Way Project and many more.
Use A Remote Telescope
I've checked with the Astro-Physics Department of Liverpool University, and if you are a home educator in the UK you can use a remote telescope based in the Canaries to take your own images of the Planets, Moon, galaxies etc. It's a fantastic resource called the Liverpool Telescope run by the schools observatory which William and I enjoy using. Put your own address and contact details and enter 'Other' where it says 'School Category.'
link is completely useless for us in terms of getting anything for it,
but like all the recommendations on my homeschool website I choose what I suggest
not for money but because I hope they'll be useful.
I read this book on holiday camping with the stars shining above the
tent! A book to inspire Space for kids by one of the best presenters
Pictures Of Space
Looking at Space pictures is the way to really get kids amazed by the Universe. Here's a couple of great sites: