Astronomer Teacher Resources
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The Smallest Star in the Universe
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
They may be small, but probably still mighty! The characteristics of what astronomers have defined as stars have a minimum size requirement. The tiniest stars pack a lot into a small package—and still have all the properties of their...
Astronomers Find First Earth-like Planet in Habitable Zone
5 mins 6th - 12th
This video is intended to complete the ESO clip on the first Earth-like planet ever found. Learn all about Earth-like exoplanets other solar systems, and the keys components needed for extra-planetary life. Many questions are answered...
Calculating the Odds of Intelligent Alien Life
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What are the odds of finding intelligent life somewhere else in the universe? The Drake equation can help us estimate the answer. Advanced astronomers find that perhaps the biggest determining factor is longevity of civilizations. There...
The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...