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Life on Mars? is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about a discussion of what life is, its characteristics, a summary of the search for life on Mars, a description of life that survives in harsh environments, and a look at Mars in the past. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a lesson about the search for life on Mars. Learners will participate in three activities. In the first activity (Imaginary Martians) learners will compare a fictional organism with what they know about life on Mars today. In the second activity (Looking for Life), learners will define important features of a living organism and use them to analyze three different soil samples. In the third ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This series of activities encourages students to think about the characteristics of life and about the possibility of looking for life on Mars. Activities include: drawing Martian creatures, based on science fiction as well as the students' current knowledge of Mars; developing a chart to help define important features of a living organism; and designing a plant or animal life form that might survive ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the possible future colonization of the planet Mars. After researching this topic, students debate whether or not we have the right to colonize other planets when we have not been able to maintain the resources of our own planet. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This site from SERC presents Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions about life on the Moon and Mars. The questions promote the examination of Archaea, evidence of life on Mars and protolife on the Moon, as well as what it would mean to scientists and society if life were found on Mars or the Moon. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Space science
 
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This is an archive of questions and answers about Mars. It is divided into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced categories and covers such topics as the possibility of life on Mars, Martian atmosphere and geography, and Mars colonization. There are also links to other Mars-related sites. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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NASA and Russian scientists have been selected to take the search for life in the solar system to the frozen reaches of Earth. Life forms (from diatoms and bacteria to mammoths) preserved in the Siberian permafrost can yield evidence about how life has changed on the molecular level and provide a treasure trove of ancient enzymes, proteins, and biochemicals. The ecosystems of the ice and permafrost ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Biology, Cryology, Space science
 
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These are the teaching notes for a case study that deals with the question "Was there past life on Mars?" This issue received attention in 1996 when a group of scientists associated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) held a press conference where they revealed evidence favoring the presence of life on Mars billions of years ago. These findings were publicized days in advance ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Guide for instructor
Subject: Policy issues, Space science
 
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Mission Geography uses existing NASA data and images where possible to engage students in active, hands-on inquiry, modeling the scientific method and developing students; understanding of environment-society relations and earth science. This module begins with investigations of how observations are obtained and interpreted. Earth observations from space play an important role in weather reports, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Space science
 
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NASA Investigators working with Mars Odyssey data may have discovered remnants of snow packs that have created a system of gullies in crater walls and other, more unusual places such as ridge crests, sand dunes, and hilltops. Readers of this journal article can learn about the snow packs and their potential to collect and shelter water beneath themselves, possibly providing a favorable environment ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Periodical, Report
Subject: Space science
 
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