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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Welcome to the Solar System! Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars make up the inner planets in our solar system. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. Use this collection of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, and...
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Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians use their knowledge of geometry and precalculus to study the movement of the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS) and the flight pattern of NASA’s C-9 jet. In addition, they use spherical coordinates...
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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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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 activity challenges them to fold over the paper and answer the questions without referring...
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Planet Mars

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Four questions follow an informational reading about the planet Mars. Scholars receive instant feedback and a progress report at the end of the practice. 
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Lava Layering: Making and Mapping a Volcano

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Looking for an out-of-this-world volcanic activity? Geologists study Earth's volcanic history and the neighboring planet Mars by modeling volcanic eruptions, lava flows, and building a shield volcano. Participants use graph paper and...
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Marsbound! Mission to the Red Planet

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Changing one aspect of a mission impacts all the others. Learners consider a list of criteria as they develop their own science questions related to Mars and design a solution while considering all the important systems: computer,...
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What Tools Would You Take to Mars?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Having the right tool for the job is a must. Young space explorers design their own missions to Mars by deciding what they would like to learn about the planet. At the end, they draw and write about the tools they need to accomplish...
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Exploring the Colors of Mars

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Minerals on Mars are not that different than those on Earth. Using mineralogy concepts and satellite images, individuals use color to highlight the different surface minerals on Mars when creating a model of the planet. They enhance...
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Parachute Design

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Bring the science of space exploration to the classroom. Young learners explore the mechanics of the parachute-landing mechanisms on the Mars Rover. They design and build their own parachute models and test their ability to land a probe...
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Explore Mars With Scratch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Learn what it takes to explore Mars in the comfort of a classroom. Individuals experiment with computer programming using a free online resource while learning about the factors affecting Mars Rover explorations. They create a...
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Code a Mars Sample Collection Video Game

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Video game designer meets science in a lesson examining the science of space exploration. Young learners use online software to create a video game that mimics the process of sample collection on Mars. They must make appropriate...
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What Do You Know About Mars?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Learn exciting facts about Earth's neighboring planet—Mars! Young scientists collaborate on a KWL chart about Mars, adding information as the activity progresses. Scholars listen while teachers read an article about Mars and watch...
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Mars in a Minute

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Scientists learn more and more about the planet Mars every day—and so can curious learners! A video series resource provides one-minute clips explaining discoveries scientists have made from their study of Mars. The series contains 12...
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Mars Rover Driver Board Game

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Driving a Mars rover is a challenging task. Learners play a board game that simulates the decisions scientists and engineers make while controlling the rover. Their task involves building a command sequence to get from point A to point B...
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Beyond Planet Earth

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars take a journey through space with 16 eye-catching images. Along the way, learners read captions starting with the moon, then move onto asteroids, Mars, and Jupiter.
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Are YOU Cut Out for Mars?

For Students 6th - 12th
A brief, 6-question quiz identifies whether or not a scholar is ready for a mission to Mars.
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Cosmic Cookies

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars read about each planet then bake a plate of cosmic cookies—no-bake cookies decorated to look like the planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.
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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...