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The Drake Equation

High schoolers use the Drake Equation to calculate the probability of sustaining life on various planets. Through the use of the equation, they determine whether intelligent and advanced civilizations can be developed on planets other than Earth. Students use their data to write a position paper for or against planetary settlement.

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9th - 12th
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