University of Regina astronomer Samantha Lawler created a fun and informative video that explores our solar system.

 

Do you want to learn about how cool our solar system is?

Do you want to find out some interesting facts about planets?

Do you know what exoplanets are?

University of Regina astronomer Samantha Lawler created a fun and informative video just for you!

Watch the video below that explores our solar system, then have some fun by drawing your very own exoplanet!

Don't know what an exoplanet is? You will after you watch the video!

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Watch the video now:

Now it's your turn!

Grab some paper and something to draw with and create your own exoplanet.

The following questions may help you to brainstorm about your exoplanet:

What does your exoplanet look like?

What would it be like to stand on the surface of your exoplanet?

Does your exoplanet have a name?

Create anything you want. Let your imagination run wild!

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DRAWING:

Send your drawings to: discourse.magazine@uregina.ca

Put My exoplanet in the subject line.

Don't forget to include the first name of the artist, their age, and where they're from.

We will feature all submitted drawings below.

Submitted drawings:

Scannable Document

Drawing by Judith, age 7, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Madelyn, age 10, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Emmelyn, age 8, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Emmelyn, age 8, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Hannah, age 5, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Alex, age 6, from Regina, SK.

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Drawing by Max, age 4, from Regina, SK.