What is a Habitable Zone? [Activity]

What is a Habitable Zone? [Activity]

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This activity allows you to model the habitable zone around stars, and demonstrate how an atmosphere influences the habitability of a planet.

You can also find out more information on the NASA Kepler Mission, which searched for Earth-like planets around other stars.

Uploaded: August 2009

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Tutorial: What is a Habitable Zone?

Demonstration of this activity.

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