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Geologists on Mars
In this video NASA scientists discover firm evidence that water once flowed on Mars?perhaps enough water to harbor life. The site includes links to five essays about Mars, "A Tale of Two Rovers," "Why Go to Mars," "Visions (and Revisions) of Mars," "When Worlds Diverge," and "Is the Signature Still Wet?" It also has photographs of Mars and interactive presentations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-801
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in society
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
        • Origin and evolution of the universe
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: American Museum of Natural History