Life on Mars: Science Fact or Science Fiction?

Using NASA's planet fact sheets, collaborative groups discuss what the basic needs are for a human to survive, and how likely he would be to survive on another planet. Assign each group a different planet and have them compare its statistics to those of Earth. They also read and discuss a New York Times article about the 1999 launch of the Mars Polar Lander and the Mars Climate Orbiter.

6th - 10th Science 209 Views 176 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Year
1999

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