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NOVA scienceNOW: 10th Planet

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

Planet Theory
Hear what two experts with differing opinions have to say about whether the word "planet" has any useful meaning in this three-minute video clip. (QuickTime, RealVideo, or Windows Media plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Found It!
Listen to this one-minute video clip to find out how astronomer Michael Brown knew immediately that the object he discovered in 2005 was a planet and that it was larger than Pluto. (QuickTime, RealVideo, or Windows Media plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Read answers to viewer questions about the 10th planet. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

Teacher's Guide
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