Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2018 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit - Looking Beyond the Solar System (Recorded)

  • NISE Net Online Workshop
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Description

This online presentation and discussion covers the science behind three of the 2018 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities - Pack a Space Telescope, Exoplanet Transits, and Objects in Motion. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter, an astrophysicist and science educator, facilitates a discussion of how NASA scientists use advanced space-based telescopes and the laws of physics to make discoveries about stars, exoplanets, and other astronomical objects beyond the solar system. This workshop was recorded on 3-13-2018.

Credits

Funding

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  

Owning institution

Science Museum of Minnesota

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