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Wednesday, 27 March, 2013 - 09:00 to 11:45

To explain how did the Earth metamorphose from the lifeless planet described above to the world teeming with living organisms that we live on today? How could complex life have originated from non-living chemical elements? What chemicals are used by autotrophs in extreme environments in the deep ocean? How are these chemicals different from those used by terrestrial autotrophs?


Biodiversity, Environmental Science, Evolution and Nature
Age group: 
7–11 year olds, 11–14 year olds and 14–16 year olds
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