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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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In this lesson students explore the summer temperature of Mars and compare it to Earth, looking at their own city as well as the Earth as a whole. This is the third in a series of interactive student lessons from the Martian Sun Times. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science
 
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This activity uses an image of landslides and craters at the wall of Valles Marineris on Mars to teach students how the notion of superposition can help to determine the sequence of events in a planet's geologic history. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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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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In this activity, students make a simple features map and interpret the geologic history of a part of the surface of Mars. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Photograph
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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Mars has intrigued people for centuries, in particular because of its potential for extraterrestrial life. Today, technology has advanced to the point that scientists can actually send robots such as those used in NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission to study Mars. This video segment discusses the MER mission and why scientists are so interested in exploring the red planet. A background essay ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This interactive activity lets you explore the Gusev Crater on Mars in 3D. This is the landing site for the MER rover in January 2004. The 3D model was created using data from orbiting spacecraft. You can examine the surface from a distance, changing lighting to enhance features, and fly over the surface, looking for markers hidden in the terrain. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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It is not easy to get to Mars. Dozens of past missions have failed, with only a handful even attempting to land on the planet's surface. However, in January 2004, careful planning paid off when the Mars Exploration Rover mission successfully landed two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. This video segment, adapted from a NOVA television broadcast, describes the history of Mars exploration, the many failed ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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