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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Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System
A multi-faceted and exciting activity awaits your astronomy young scholars. In collaborative groups, they plan a mission to hunt for extraterrestrial life within the solar system, while adhering to specific measurement criteria.
K - 12th Science
Author's Viewpoint: Save That Green!
Help your students find the author's purpose in this worksheet, which provides a short persuasive letter and five multiple choice question. The letter, which is about conservation, could fit into an Earth Day lesson or a writing unit. A...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
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