3 Mars Mysteries We Really Should Have Solved By Now

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 scientists and may suggest the presence of past life.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Give learners a graphic organizer highlighting the three mysteries; ask them to write down key information while watching the lesson
  • Have pupils develop their own theories in response to each mystery
Classroom Considerations

  • Independent viewing requires Internet access

  • Incorporates actual surface images of Mars
  • YouTube provides an auto-translate option that may assist ELL/ELD pupils

  • None