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Astrobiology: Finding Extraterrestrial Life

Astrobiology cover image.
School journal level 4 May 2017 cover image.

by Steve Pointing

This article explains the work of astrobiologists and invites students to consider the possibilities of life beyond Earth. It asks what extra-terrestrial life might be like if it does exist. Could we be invaded by a dangerous species, or would the aliens be friendly?

Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2017

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: aliens, Antarctica, astrobiology, extraterrestrial life, Fermi’s Paradox, Goldilocks zone, habitable zone, Mars, microbes, mystery, SETI (Search for extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, signs of life, survival

In: School Journal Level 4 May 2017

Publication date: May 2017

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