The hypothesis that hot springs may have been the ‘spark’ that helped organic matter turn into life has been put to the test in New Zealand.
Use this article to highlight the importance of collaboration between sciences when trying to gain a new understanding of the Universe. This would be suited to students in years 8, 9, and 10 studying Chemical, Biological and Earth and Space Sciences.
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‘When chemistry became biology’: looking for the origins of life in hot springs – Australia’s Science Channel
Years: 8, 9, 10
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