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186 resources with the concept mars

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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In July of 2020, NASA plans to launch a new Mars rover. An out-of-this-world video explores this exciting mission. It describes goals of the mission and the many challenges involved. It also offers hope for new findings and new...
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Great Minds: Carl Sagan

For Students 9th - 12th
Discuss the life of Carl Sagan, including his success in making science popular. A biographical video also mentions that he was not perfect and included challenges he had with family and coworkers. 
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So You Want to go to Mars?

For Students 6th - 12th
NASA landed on the moon with computers less powerful than today's cell phones. An informative video offers an entertaining look at the dangers and concerns of being an astronaut. The cartoon graphics are amusing and the science is sound. 
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Could We Actually Live on Mars?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What would be the best place to live on Mars? A fascinating look at the geographical of Mars is sure to intrigue the future astronomers in your middle or high school class. A short video introduces learners to the different...
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Project Mars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One of the learners in your class might be the first human to step onto the surface of Mars, or the first to design a spacecraft that collects data from the red planet. Prepare them for the adventure with a set of 24 lessons, complete...
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Mars

For Students 4th - 7th
After reading a short excerpt about the planet named after the Roman god of war, Mars, your class will answer four comprehension questions. The worksheet challenges them to fold over the paper and answer the questions without referring...
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Goldilocks and the Three Planets

For Teachers 8th - 10th
It's great to have been born on Earth, not Venus or Mars. Pupils look at the spectra of gases in the atmospheres of the three planets to identify their compositions. They consider the amount of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide,...
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Marvelous Martian Mineralogy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
All you need is light. Groups use a reflectometer to find the reflectivity of specific chemical compounds. Learners compare the graphs of the reflectivity of the known compounds to Martian soil. Using the graph comparisons, scholars...
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Packing for a L-o-o-o-ng Trip to Mars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pack just enough to fit. Crews determine what personal items to take with them on a trip to Mars. Each team must decide what to take with them on a two-and-a-half year trip to Mars and whether their items will fit within the allotted...
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Field Trip Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fly around the Martian surface. Pupils view a presentation on the planet Mars featuring a flyover that shows different views of the surface where rovers have landed and explored on different missions. As individuals watch the images, the...
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Moons in Comparison

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Just how big is Earth's moon? With a hands-on simulation, scholars use Play-Doh to model the sizes of the planets Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and their moons. They make predictions as a class, work together to make their models, and discuss...
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Body Systems in Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine the effect space travel has on the human body! After examining potential problems with space travel, learners design a product to solve those problems. They create mock-ups of their products using software and pitch their ideas...
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A New Origin Story for Mars's Moons

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The brightest and densest protocluster ever observed by scientists makes that area the most active region of space. Learn about the area and the formation of galaxies before our eyes as part of the SciShow Space series. Hank Green also...
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Curiosity Found Organic Molecules on Mars! Now What?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do other planets have seasons similar to Earth? SciShow Space introduces recent research from the Curiosity rover as part of a playlist that explores the galaxy. First, Hank Green explains the seasons on Mars and what it means for...
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Why Was Mars's Underground Lake So Hard to Find?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists discovered a huge lake on Mars, but why did it take so long to find something so large? SciShow Space presents the exciting findings published in July 2018. Caitlin Hofmeister details the previous research from the area and...
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Could Life Have Survived in Mars's Ancient Lake?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists proved Einstein wrong and in the process also proved him right. Scholars learn about two recent scientific discoveries in an interesting SciShow Space video. The first describes the possibility of life on Mars based on recent...
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What Studying Earth Can Tell Us About Life on Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most research about life on Mars actually happens on Earth. An installment of the SciShow Space series introduces young scientists to the process of learning about one planet by studying our own. They observe photos of the similar...
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NASA Might Send a Helicopter to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It turns out driving a remote rover from more than 50 million kilometers away is a difficult task. But, what if a drone could scout the terrain in advance? That is the premise of the proposed Mars 2020 rover. A SciShow Space series video...
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Five Firsts for Mars InSight

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists have been studying the surface of Mars for many years ... it's time to know a little something about its interior, too. The Mars Insight launched in November 2018 on a mission to study the happenings inside the most studied...
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Why Mars Rovers Don't Study Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Is it possible to contaminate the planets our astronauts or rovers visit? With current technology, it is impossible to send a completely sterile rover to Mars, and there could be up to 30,000 different microbes on the space traveler!...
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Could Complex Life Survive on Mars?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there life on Mars? Is it likely? A video lesson analyzes the possibility of life on Mars. The discovery of water on Mars changes how scientists think about the likelihood of life on the red planet. Part of the SciShow Space series,...
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Seasons on Earth and Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—Earth experiences them all! But what about Mars? Scholars compare the planets in terms of distance, tilt, and rotation during a lesson from PBS's Space series. Great visual models of Earth and Mars, plus...
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The Sun and Planets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do other planets experience night, day, and the seasons like humans do here on Earth? Examine planetary motion using real images of the planets through a simulation from PBS's Space lesson series. After observing the motion of each...