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Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star : NPR

Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star : NPR | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Reporting in Nature, researchers write of ten newly discovered exoplanets that appear to be very distant from their stars, or not orbiting them at all.
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Here is a news report from NPR about Exoplanets. You can listen to the story as you read the transcript and take notes.

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Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star : NPR

Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star : NPR | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Reporting in Nature, researchers write of ten newly discovered exoplanets that appear to be very distant from their stars, or not orbiting them at all.
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Here is a news report from NPR about Exoplanets. You can listen to the story as you read the transcript and take notes.

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APOD: 2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive

A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Stars, Stars Information, Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic

Stars, Stars Information, Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about stars from National Geographic.
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The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog - Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo

The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog - Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
The Planetary Habitability Laboratory (PHL) is a virtual laboratory dedicated to the study of planetary habitability. The PHL is managed by the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo (UPR Arecibo)
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Stars - Celestial Objects on Sea and Sky

Stars - Celestial Objects on Sea and Sky | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Stars have fascinated us since the beginning of history. For eons, mankind has looked to the heavens and wondered at the stars in the sky. Ancient people believed they could see shapes among the stars.
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Explore the life cycle and different types of stars.

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Amazing Space: Visions of the Universe

Amazing Space: Visions of the Universe | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Looks at "four centuries of discovery". Learn just who was discovering what.

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PlanetQuest - The Search for Another Earth

PlanetQuest - The Search for Another Earth | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
NASA's portal for news about the latest exoplanet discoveries, the Kepler mission, planet hunters, and more.
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"...a list of major space and ground missions that have found, are searching for, or can characterize exoplanets."

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A Grand Tour of the Universe

A Grand Tour of the Universe | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Armchair astronomers take note: This space atlas is for you. Yes, that kind of atlas—a series of maps and charts that evokes the ability to navigate a place, usually by ship or some sort of vehicle.
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NASA - A Planetary Nebula Gallery

NASA - A Planetary Nebula Gallery | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Chandra captures stunning views of four planetary nebulas from its first systematic survey of such objects in the solar neighborhood.
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Deep Outer Space - Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

Learn How Big Space Is With KidsAstronomy.com
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Look on the left for links to "The Universe", "Galaxies" and "Stars".

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Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Powerful and fun resource for kids, exploring astronomy and other space related topics. Play games, learn through interactive applications, and much more.
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Find information on ALL topics at this sight!

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The Stars - Zoom Astronomy

The stars. Each star in the sky is an enormous glowing ball of gas. Our sun is a medium-sized star.
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very straight forward information!

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ESA - Kids - Life in Space - Exoplanets

ESA - Kids - Life in Space - Exoplanets | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Since 1995 more than 500 planets have been discovered in orbit around distant stars. Most of these exoplanets are much larger than our Earth. However, smaller and smaller planets are now being found.
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Homepage | The Planetary Society

Homepage | The Planetary Society | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
The Planetary Society, with its worldwide members, promotes the exploration of space through education, advocacy, and innovative projects.
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BBC - Universe - Exoplanets (pictures, video, facts & news)

BBC - Universe - Exoplanets (pictures, video, facts & news) | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
Watch videos from BBC programmes that are full of facts about exoplanets and presented by easy-to-understand experts such as Brian Cox and Patrick Moore.
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PlanetQuest - The Search for Another Earth

PlanetQuest - The Search for Another Earth | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
NASA's portal for news about the latest exoplanet discoveries, the Kepler mission, planet hunters, and more.
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So just how does one find an exoplanet???

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Amazing Space: Astronomy Basics

Amazing Space: Astronomy Basics | 6th Grade Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Need some fast facts about Astronomy? Find info about galaxies and stars.

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