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Ever since NASA was established in 1956, humans have been looking for life beyond Earth. The effort in looking for life elsewhere in our solar system involves looking for the presence of water. Why do scientists look for water when looking for life? What are the properties of water that are important for sustaining life? Could there be life on other planets without water?
Article/Podcast-This is Why Water is Essential for Life on Earth…and Perhaps the Rest of the Universe (Science Focus) (https://www.sciencefocus.com/nature/does-all-life-need-water/) and The Amazing Properties of Water (NRICH) (https://nrich.maths.org/7273)
Turn in a document with the following components:
A brief description of what you observed.
Your list of observations and thoughts about the article/podcast as it relates to life on other planets.
Your thoughts on how this might relate to life around you.
A reflection on how this activity allowed you to practice critical thinking habits of mind.
Please review the Important Information About Reflections (see attached file) and make sure that this order hitall the key points.
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