The hunt for new worlds
Explore the universe beyond our solar system and discover thousands of exoplanets. Students will learn about common methods of exoplanet detection using real telescopic data.
Discovering life on other planets
Students analyse images from ground based telescopes to determine characteristics of the exoplanet and conclude if it is suitable for life.
The Goldilocks criteria
Students learn about the criteria that makes earth habitable and how this can be applied to exoplanets to determine if they can support life.