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Is There Life in Space?

Explore the question: Can there be life outside of Earth?

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In this investigation, students will explore the question: Can there be life outside of Earth? Students will use planet hunting models to discover how scientists find new planets and perform simulated spectroscopic measurements to determine if the chemical requirements for life are present.

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<a href="stem-resources/there-life-space">The Concord Consortium. Is There Life in Space?. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2011, December 6.</a>

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Is There Life in Space? (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2011, December 6), WWW Document, (http://concord.org/stem-resources/there-life-space).

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Is There Life in Space? (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2011, December 6), WWW Document, (http://concord.org/stem-resources/there-life-space).

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Is There Life in Space?. (2011, December 6). Retrieved 2015, July 2, from The Concord Consortium: http://concord.org/stem-resources/there-life-space

Disclaimer: The Concord Consortium offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure.

Requirements

This activity requires the Java Runtime Environment version 5 (sometimes referred to as 1.5) or later with Java Webstart. You can download it at java.com.

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Earth and Space Science
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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