When:Tuesday, April 5, 1-1:45 p.m. PDT (4-4:45 EDT)
Where:Online (Zoom link will be provided to registered participants)
Target Audience:Educators and classrooms
Hear from scientists exploring Earth's oceans and learn about the search for life on ocean worlds beyond Earth. In this virtual event for educators and classrooms hosted by the JPL Education Office and Ocean Exploration Trust, you will:
- Meet members of the research team aboard the Ocean Exploration Trust's Exploration Vessel Nautilus as they talk about their work exploring Earth's oceans and the women making waves in STEM.
- Hear about the search for life on ocean worlds beyond Earth.
- Watch a live demonstration of a science activity from JPL Education – and follow along with us. (See the Follow Along section below for more information about materials to prepare in advance.)
Educators can register themselves or their classrooms by filling out the form below:
This virtual event will include a live demonstration. Learn more about the activity at the link below, including the materials you will need to follow along:
Looking for Life
Using the fundamental criteria for life, students examine simulated extraterrestrial soil samples for signs of life.
Time 30-60 mins
This event is part of an ongoing series of educational workshops from the JPL Education Office. For resources related to this workshop, recordings, and information about future virtual workshops, visit the Teaching Space with NASA and Learning Space with NASA homepages.
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