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Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) WarmUp Activity: Life on the Moon and Mars
This site from SERC presents Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions about life on the Moon and Mars. The questions promote the examination of Archaea, evidence of life on Mars and protolife on the Moon, as well as what it would mean to scientists and society if life were found on Mars or the Moon.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-546
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Laura Guertin
Penn State University Delaware County

Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca
Carleton College