Describes the features of exoplanets.
This is a fascinating video about potential life on planets outside of our solar system. Start at 8:00 if you want to skip some less important background info!
Discusses how the images from Hubble have helped scientists find planets orbiting distant stars.
Astronomers discovered a new extrasolar planet significantly more Earth-like than any other planet found so far. Watch to learn more about this planet.
Astronomers in the University of California are building a new telescope in an attempt to discover more exoplanets. What are the chances that there are other planets like ours somewhere in the cosmos? Learn more in this video.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Exoplanets.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Astrobiologists have a variety of ways to look for life elsewhere in the universe.
Alpha Centauri is a triple star system only 4.4 light years away. Visiting this star system would need some major advances in technology.
Learn about how in other solar systems, planets like our own planet Jupiter orbit so close to their star that they are scorching hot and why our Jupiter is much further from the sun.
If there was intelligent life somewhere near us in our galaxy, we might expect to be able to sense it. Learn why scientists think that so far the Milky Way is silent.
This news audio report discusses planets outside of our solar system; over 200 have been discovered as of now.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Exoplanets, Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, and Dwarf Planets. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Exoplanets.