Students participate in a simulation as astronauts launching an expedition to Mars. They work in groups to select resources they need for space travel. Scarcity is discussed and directly relates to their choices.
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Mission: Possible—How Can We Plan an Exploration of Another World?
An astronaut's spacesuit weighs 280 pounds and takes 45 minutes to put on — that's a serious suit! The second activity of a three-part series allows pupils to see all that goes into space exploration. Through simulations, groups analyze...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable