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Water: Life's Elixir in the Solar System DLESE Reviewed Collection
This article discusses the possible occurrence of water in our solar system. Topics include the necessity of liquid water for life, distribution of water throughout the solar system, and the possibility that there may be liquid water on Mars or on some of Jupiter's moons.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-439
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/