Before watching the video:
- Activity: Research the idea behind the “Copernican Principle.”
- Discuss: How do scientists view the sun? As unique or common? Why?
After the video:
- Activity: Research 1 or 2 recently discovered extra-solar planets. How do characteristics about the planet’s sun influence the possibility of life being found on that planet?
- Recommended Resource: “Rare Sun” (RTB article)
Return to Through the Lens.