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ROADS on Icy Worlds: Unit 3 Lesson 2

Extreme Environments

Lesson Level Question: What can we learn from extreme environments on Earth to plan where and how to look for life on other planetary bodies?

Lesson Summary: In this lesson, students will use what is known about extreme forms of life on Earth to speculate about potential areas for extreme life on Mars. Then, they will use these understandings to speculate about the potential for past or present life on Europa.

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