Before watching the video:
- Activity: Research the term "gas giant." What are the characteristics of a gas giant? What makes a body a planet? (This term will be discussed in the video clip.)
After the video:
- Challenge: Research the role our solar system's gas giants play in protecting the Earth: "Design of the Solar System’s Gas Giants."
Return to Through the Lens.
Subjects: Educators/Homeschoolers, Extrasolar Planets, Habitable Planets, Youth