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183 resources with the concept mars

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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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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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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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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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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...
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The Planets of the Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Launch a lesson that's sure to capture middle schoolers' interest! Exploration enthusiasts examine the planets of our solar system using an activity from PBS's Space series. The resource includes images and information for each planet,...
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Could We Give Mars a Magnetic Field?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are you ready to move to Mars? An engaging video lesson discusses the changes required for Mars to sustain human life. The first of which is to reinstate the magnetic field it lost over four billion years ago. The video is an episode in...
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NASA Might Send a Helicopter to Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Maneuvering the Curiosity Rover is a little more complicated than driving in a video game! NASA researchers use photos from the rover and satellites to determine the direction of travel, and slow-moving communication makes for a...
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3 Mars Mysteries We Really Should Have Solved By Now

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists know more about Mars than any other planet in our solar system. As they learn more, more questions arise. An engaging video lesson from a solar system series discusses three different mysteries that are intriguing to...
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The Curiosity Rover's Most Amazing Discoveries

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can Mars support human life? Researchers may have found evidence of water on Mars with information from the Curiosity Rover. An episode of a larger solar system playlist discusses the other life-sustaining elements and atmospheric...
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Epic Space Rescues

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can we believe what we see in the movies? An installment of a physics video series explores the depiction of space in movies. Scholars learn about characteristics of planets by analyzing these videos.
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Should You Go to Mars? Ft. Bill Nye

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you move to Mars? A video discussion explores the realities of traveling and living on Mars. Characteristics of the planet, its orbit, and revolutions provide key facts to help you make your decision.
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Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
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Spaceship to Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Feel like a rocket scientist for the day. Using only paper and tape, scholars create a framework for a spaceship to Mars. Each sheet of paper costs $10 million and each piece of tape costs $100,000. Make sure you stay within budget!
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Let's Go to Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Put on your space boots as you take a trip through space to the fourth planet in our solar system. An informative video investigates the composition of Mars in relation to Earth. It considers the likelihood of life surviving on the...
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The Moons of Mars Explained—Phobos and Deimos

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Mars has twice as many moons as the earth, but they are pretty tiny in comparison. Learn about the origin and characteristics of the moons of Mars in a video lesson in the Kurzgesagt playlist. Scholars learn many interesting facts...