SCIN 134 LAB 6 EXOPLANETSin Science by Islandbuilt
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Big Idea: Planets orbiting other stars have characteristics similar and different to our own solar system of planets orbiting our Sun
Goal: Students will conduct a structured series of scaffolded scientific inquiries about the nature of observed exoplanets using the Internet sites prescribed, particularly the Exoplanet Data Explorer.
Computer Setup: Access URL
Resources: Solar System Data Table, calculator, and these pages
SOLAR SYSTEM DATA TABLE NAME MASS (MEarth) MASS (MJupiter) PERIOD (Earth-Years) [Earth-Days] SEMI-MAJOR AXIS DISTANCE (AU) Object Name How many times larger than (or fraction of) planet Earths mass How many times larger than (or fraction of) planet Jupiters mass How many Earth-years the planet takes to orbit our Sun How...