How Hot is that Planet?

This How Hot is that Planet? worksheet also includes:

In this planet worksheet, high schoolers read about finding the temperature of a planet using the distance to its star, its reflectivity and the luminosity of the star. Students use a given equation to determine the surface temperature of the Earth and the luminosity of the sun. High schoolers also find the predicted surface temperature of a recently discovered planet.

12 Views 45 Downloads
Concepts

Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Types
Worksheets
2 more...
Usage Permissions
Fine Print