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written by Randal Jackson
published by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
PlanetQuest is a website dedicated to keeping the public updated and informed about the recent discoveries of extrasolar planets.  The website provides information on current and past exploratory missions, technology used to detect extrasolar planets, images and videos, and vignettes about the people and projects involved in discovering other planets. Educators will find a collection of activities, interactive simulations, animations, and a photo gallery. Don't miss the Extreme Planet Makeover and the PlanetQuest Timeline.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Exoplanets
= Astrobiology
= Detection Methods
= Properties
- Space Exploration
- High School
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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This website, sponsored by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is dedicated to keeping the public updated about recent discoveries of extrasolar planets. You'll find information on exploratory missions, technology used to detect extrasolar planets, images and videos, and vignettes about the people involved in discovering other planets. Don't miss the Extreme Planet Makeover and the PlanetQuest Timeline.

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R. Jackson, (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena), WWW Document, (http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/).
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R. Jackson, PlanetQuest: The Search for Another Earth (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena), <http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/>.
APA Format
Jackson, R. (n.d.). PlanetQuest: The Search for Another Earth. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory: http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/
Chicago Format
Jackson, Randal. PlanetQuest: The Search for Another Earth. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/ (accessed 17 April 2014).
MLA Format
Jackson, Randal. PlanetQuest: The Search for Another Earth. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 17 Apr. 2014 <http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/>.
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