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Edit Through the Lens: Astronomy, "Rocky Exoplanets" (High Definition)

By Jeff Zweerink - September 25, 2017
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Discussion Ideas

Before watching the video:

After the video:

  • Discuss: Even though a planet is located in a "habitable zone" or had water at some point in the past, does that automatically mean we should expect to find life on it? Why or why not?
  • Activity: Download the free "Exoplanet" app from iTunes. Explore the variety of planets currently known to scientists. Note their differences in size, density, and other parameters.

Return to Through the Lens.


Category
  • Education
Tags
  • Youth
  • habitable planets
  • Extrasolar Planets
  • Education

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