Discover the techniques scientists use to find planets orbiting distant stars: use a foam ball, a toothpick, and a small ball of clay.
|Hints for uses in your library||Use the NASA Universe Discovery Guide for the month of April to see a bright star, Pollux, which has its own orbiting planet. Dowload the guide here|
NASA Universe Discovery Guide - April
Searching for Other Planets Like Ours - Space Place in a Snap!
How to Search for Exoplanets?
How Does NASA Search For New Planets and How Do They Find Them?
Discovery Alert! Two new planets
What is a Planet?
All About the Planets
The Nine Planets: The Planets Facts for Kids
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Night Sky Network
[Suggest a book]
Me and my place in space by Joan Sweeney and Christine Gore
How many planets circle the sun? and other questions about our solar system by Mary Kay Carson and Ron Miller
Where is our solar system? by Stephanie Sabol and Ted Hammond
What's out there? : a book about space by Lynn Wilson and Paige Billin-Frye
Space visual encyclopedia by Carole Stott
First big book of space by Catherine D Hughes and David A Aguilar
There's No Place Like Space. by Tish Rabe and Aristides Ruiz