Marsbound! Mission to the Red Planet

It's time to go to Mars. Using the provided cards and mat, groups design a mission to Mars. The cards contain information about the different components of the launch and warn about a few mishaps that might occur along the way.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Research previous Mars missions
Classroom Considerations

  • Print the cards and design mat 
  • If unable to print in color, color the cards to match the colors of the borders

  • Includes different standards connections for grade bands 3-5, MS, and HS
  • Provides suggestions for differentiated lesson plans

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