Brief Description: In this activity, students study 3 samples of soil from Mars and test them for life.
Author of the activity: Tsourlidaki Eleftheria, email@example.com, Ellinogermaniki Agogi | Alexandros Chiotellis, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ellinogermaniki Agogi
This activity is based on the “MARS ACTIVITIES” set of activities produced by NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State University
Subject Domain(s): Biology: Students discuss about the prerequisites of life
Environmental sciences – Students study the morphology of soil samples and discuss about how the substratum can give information about previous eras of a planet.
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Age Range: 10-11, 11-12, 12-13, 13-14, 16-17
Didactical Hours: 2 didactical hours
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