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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the eight planets in our solar system. Use this collection of reading comprehension worksheets to check young astronomers' understanding of reading informational text....
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Manned Mission to Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To go or to not to go — the question for a mission to Mars. This resource provides details for a possible manned mission to Mars. Details include a launch schedule, what life would be like on the surface, and how the astronauts would...
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An Inflated Impression of Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your class understand the magnitude of the distance between Earth and Mars with an activity that asks small groups to use balloons to create scale models of the Earth, Moon, and Mars. Class members figure out the distances between...
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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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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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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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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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Going to Mars

For Teachers 6th
Pupils get to choose what project they'd most like to complete. Using what they know about Earth and Mars, they get into project groups to compare and contrast each planet. They must answer the question, "How can we live on Mars?"...
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Life on Mars

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the feasibility of life on Mars and debate what it would need in order to sustain life. They work in teams to predict, research, infer, and explain their theory using models they build.
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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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Mars

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Questing for information about the red planet? Attend this class at space school and learn all about Mars. Myths, misconceptions, and facts about the planet's long and interesting history are presented. Great video! Look for other space...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Mars Opposition Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Your class will watch as one child orbits the sun as Earth, while another orbits as Mars. If the timing is right, they will see the repetitive dance between the two planets and discover how often they are opposite from each other. For...
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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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Mars Bingo

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore Mars and Mars missions. They develop vocabulary by playing Mars Bingo.
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Life on Mars?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Travel with the Martian Lander Phoenix, and discover what conditions were found. Was there life on Mars, could life have ever existed on Mars? This clip poses the possibility of and theories related to life on Mars but ends before the...
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Mars in Stunning HD

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Interested in the planet Mars? Check out this beautiful video displaying HD images of the red planet. Set to a lovely classical score, this clip could be the inspiration for a writing project where learners describe what life is like on...
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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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Path to Mars

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare Earth and Mars to find similarities between the two planets using given websites. They collect and download pictures of geological features of both planets from print and non-print sources. Descriptions of the...

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