Examine microspheres as a possible origin for life on Earth.
- Fulfills LS1 and LS4
- Grades 7–12
- Estimated classtime required: 45 minutes
This lab activity offers a scientific explanation of how life could have begun. Students will make simulated cells from actual amino acids and compare their structure to that of living cells. It includes enough materials for five setups, a teacher's guide, and student copymaster.