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This is a lesson about using analogues to look for life on other planets. Learners will use the results of previous lessons to write a scientific proposal to explore another planet or moon in our solar system for signs of life. This proposal should predict the types of energy and nutrients available to sustain life and describe equipment and instruments necessary for exploration and characterization of the target environment. This is activity 4, the capstone activity, in Exploring Deep-Subsurface Life. Earth Analogues for Possible Life on Mars: Lessons and Activities.

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    Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Middle School,NSDL,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,NAI,Biological science,The nature of science:The scientific process,Space science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124048682T,Life Science,History/Policy/Law,Life sciences:Astrobiology,History of science

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