Journey times to alien worlds

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Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 3
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Maths, Science

A classroom activity where students use distance, speed and time and light-years to calculate the time of travel to exoplanets. This accompanies the video 'Are there aliens?'