Use library and internet resources to identify characteristics of the Earth which permit it to support life, and compare those characteristics to properties of other planets. Based on the research, debate the possibility of life on other planets.
Science is a human endeavor involving knowledge learned through inquiring about the natural world. Scientific claims are evaluated and knowledge changes as a result of using the abilities and understandings of inquiry. The pursuit of scientific knowledge is a continuous process involving diverse people throughout history. The practice of science and the development of technology are critical pursuits of our society.
The development of technology and advancement in science influence and drive each other forward.