2.2 Is there life beyond Earth’s Solar System?

Resources, Classroom Activities, Papers from Physics Teachers' Conferences,

IT Applications, Useful Websites

Resources

Text Resources

  • Freedman, RA & Kaufmann, WJ 2002, Universe, 6th edn, CD incl, WH Freeman and Company, New York.
  • Wyatt, P 1996, Astronomy for the Southern Hemisphere, CSIRO Series, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.

Audiovisual Resources

It is recommended that teachers should view any video before purchase.

Marcom Projects: Where are the Aliens 1 & 2, Starlight

Classroom Activities

Papers from Previous Conferences

Papers from the 2013 Physics Teachers' Conference

Russell Downie's Files

At the 2014 Physics Teachers' Conference Russell presented a session on teaching the Astronomy to Year 10 with lab based practical work. These are the documents that he supplied to the Conference Proceedings. Russell teaches at PLC.

Paul Fitz-Gerald's Files

At the 2008 Physics Teachers' Conference Paul presented a session on teaching the Astronomy Area of Study. These are the documents that he supplied to the Conference Proceedings. Paul teaches at Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School.

Files from TalkPhysics, the UK Physics Teachers Network

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IT Applications

Useful Websites