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JPL Workshop for Educators - Looking for Life

  • Columbia Memorial Space Center 12400 Columbia Way Downey, CA 90242 (map)

LOOKING FOR LIFE

Target audience: 4th - 12th grade educators

Explore the growing field of astrobiology with these NASA/JPL lessons all about the science of searching for life beyond Earth! Participants will learn to get students using research to develop an operational definition of life. Then, we'll use the fundamental criteria for life to examine simulated extraterrestrial soil samples for signs of life. We'll also build small devices to bring our samples "back to Earth."

Register Online or call (562) 231-1200

  • Pre-registration is required.

  • This workshop is FREE for all pre-service, fully credentialed teachers, and informal educators.

  • Participants are required to bring in their teacher or student ID the day of the workshop.