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This educational brief discusses the advances in our knowledge of Mars topography brought about by the high-resolution map produced from Mars Laser Orbiter Altimeter (MOLA) data. Individual features and regions are described along with any new insights provided by MOLA into their origins. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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This set of lessons is designed to increase students' knowledge, awareness, and curiosity about the process of scientific exploration of Mars. Topics include navigating to Mars, investigating Martian soils and geology, mapping Martian landforms, and searching for signs of life. A video is also available to accompany the lessons. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive activity lets you launch a spacecraft from Earth and see if it hits Mars. To do so, you need to launch the spacecraft at the right time, and the program calculates the thrust and direction. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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Looking at a slice of Mars. The slice depicts Mars from south (left) to north (right). Notice the downward trend from right to left, showing that Mars is mostly downhill from North to South. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This lesson plan introduces students to some common map projections and representations (e.g. globes or close-ups) and asks them to consider the ways that each representation can be used to show specific features of Mars. Students will draw three different representations of Mars and will illustrate each one with details of research they have conducted on the planet. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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National Geography Standards: Read
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on a manned mission to the planet Mars, and how characteristics of this planet are challenging our existing technology. Students research the problems of sending a manned mission and then design a vehicle for travel on Mars surface. 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 is an activity about similarities and differences between the Earth and Mars. Learners will investigate how Mars compares to the Earth, working together to create an Earth-Mars Comparison Poster to post in the program facility/library and share with their community. Their poster will feature basic facts about Mars and the Earth, as well as a scale model using balloons to represent the two planets. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive activity shows pictures from Earth and Mars and asks you to guess which planet each one is from. The pictures include volcanos, sand dunes, and red dunes, etc. The activity is fun and educational. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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Mars Landing is part of an online series of modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental Earth Science education through problem-based learning, this module asks students to choose the most appropriate landing site on Mars by consulting low-resolution and high-resolution images. First, students must learn to enhance digital images in practice sessions ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Problem set, Photograph
Subject: Space science
 
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Rotating Mars with MOLAi topography and a true color Viking texure Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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