"Life at the Limits: Earth, Mars, and Beyond"
The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites you to join an Earth-bound exploration of astrobiology on July 10-17, 2005!
Life at the Limits: Earth, Mars, and Beyond is a NASA- sponsored training workshop for middle-and high-school science teachers (others welcome, including pre-service teachers, informal educators, education specialists, early college instructors, and junior college instructors). At field sites in Nevada and California participants will investigate some extreme geological and chemical conditions in which life on Earth can thrive. This hands- on, real-world experience will enhance classroom teaching about earth and space science, especially about what organisms need to survive and the search for past and present extraterrestrial life. Astrobiologists and planetary scientists will lead the field and laboratory experiences, helping to connect the field observations with the sea...See More