Educator Guide

Astrobiology: Science Learning Activities for Afterschool
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Audience: Educators
Grades: K-8 and Informal


Astrobiology gives young thinkers the opportunity to explore topics related to the search for life beyond their own planet. As they complete the activities in the guide, students will use some of the same strategies that astrobiologists use. Each of the eight activities takes about one hour to complete.

Astrobiology Educator Guide [625KB PDF file]