Quick Guide: Exoplanets
This quick guide, from the Triple Science Support Programme, describes exoplanets, which are planets that orbit stars outside of our solar system.
This is a resource produced by current experts in the field of astronomy to provide teachers with an understanding of current scientific thinking which they can apply in the classroom.It is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.
This resource has been included in this collection for teachers’ use, however it may contain some information, particularly relating to Government policy, which is now out of date.
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