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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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This map of Mars permits users to zoom and pan across the planet's surface. One can select three views, including a shaded relief map, photographic mosaic (visible spectrum), or an infrared mosaic. The map is searchable by regions, spacecraft landing sites, feature types (mountains, dunes, etc.), or by keyword. More than 100 features are marked with "pushpins" and pop-up windows that provide information ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This balloon activity will allow students the opportunity to construct a scale model of the Earth-Moon system, both in terms of planetary sizes and distances. In addition, students make a scale model of Mars, and discover how far one might have to travel to visit the planet. The activity is a good introduction to a unit on the solar system, to preassess student knowledge of planetary distances. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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The Mars Student Imaging Project (MSIP) allows students to participate in research, mapping activities, and labs relating to Mars exploration. The program, run by Arizona State University, offers students nationwide the opportunity to conduct authentic Mars research using data from the 2001 Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) camera. There are downloadable curriculum with National ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This resource explains how to calculate the velocity boost needed to inject a Mars spaceship into the transfer orbit, and the arrival velocity at the orbit of Mars. One will be able to tell if the spaceship will be overtaking the planet or be overtaken by it and what the velocity mismatch between ship and planet will be. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Mathematics, Physics, Space science
 
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Water on Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about Mars' atmosphere, polar caps, Martian fog, clouds, Martian storms, possible rain, running water, outflow channels, river valley networks, tributaries, map of valleys and networks, lakes and floods, possible shorelines, Mars Pathfinder, Martian rocks, Mars cryosphere, and the water cycle. Windows to the ... 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, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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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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The Atmosphere of Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about composition of the Martian atmosphere, atmosphere layers, temperature, weather, clouds on Mars, clouds at the polar caps, fronts, temperature, storms on Mars, global wind, global dust storms, The Viking Mission, and the Mars Pathfinder. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system ... 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, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. This lesson covers the exploration of Mars from the 1960s to recent times. Information includes mission findings, and the NASA 3 phase strategy of finding information (reconnaissance, surveillance, in-depth study). It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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The Surface of Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about different features found on the surface and the geography of the planet, continents on Mars, altimeters, Valles Marineris, Tharsis Ridge, craters, dune fields, polar caps, ice cliffs, volcanoes, Olympus Mons, water features, and soils on Mars. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system ... 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, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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