Looking for a habitable Exoplanet

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Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 4
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Maths, Science

Students learn about the transit method for finding planets and they use Kepler's 3rd law to determine whether the exoplanet Kepler-22b is habitable. Accompanies the video 'Are there aliens?'