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Life's Extreme Environments

Grades: 6-12
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In this video excerpt from NOVA, meet organisms that thrive in a wide variety of harsh conditions, such as dry deserts, toxin-laden lakes, dark ...

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NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth

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Excerpted from NOVA: "Finding Life Beyond Earth." Third party materials courtesy of BBC Worldwide Limited, Getty Images International, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Linda Amaral Zettler.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: NASA Contributor-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale