What Lies in the Stars?

by: Kay Berglund Newhouse

Students learn about the search for extrasolar planets through historical anecdotes and teacher-led demonstrations. Activities include swinging a bucket full of sand around to demonstrate the wobble effect and modeling different solar systems outside.

Level

Elementary School

Details

Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2002Volume 039Issue 06

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