Activity 1: Life in space?
In this activity, students will first consider what abiotic factors to investigate when searching for extra-terrestrial life and then examine the characteristics of different Solar System environments.
Students will next be introduced to extremophiles and hypothesize which could possibly survive on the different Solar System bodies they investigated.
Artemia franciscana, also known as Brine Shrimp
Brief description: In this set of activities students will learn how scientists study exoplanets with telescopes, using the transit method. Students will characterise exoplanets using