PHY 580 - ASTROBIOLOGY FOR TEACHERS


Assignments for WEEK 10


Weekly Objectives:

  • Classify stars according to physical characteristics.
  • Define the location and specifications of the "habitable zone" for planets around stars of different stellar class.
  • Hypothesize about the possibility of life on newly discovered planets based on orbital characteristics.
  • Develop real estate ads for imaginary planets that meet qualifications for supporting earth-like life.

 

Reading Assignment:

  • Read Chapter #18 (pgs. 293 to 308) of Jakosky

 

Homework Assignment:

  • No specific homework activity is assigned this week.
  • Use this time to work on CDP#2

 

Lab Activity:

 

Study & Discussion Questions:

Then, answer the study questions for Chapter 18 as assigned by your instructor.


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