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Results 41 - 50 of 217 for 'mars AND (life OR colonize)' DLESE Reviewed Collection = DLESE Reviewed Collection <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  >>
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This is an activity about the discovery of water ice on Mars and involves the use of remote sensing data. Through a Socratic dialogue, learners will analyze three different kinds of data collected by Mars spacecraft to investigate the composition and distribution of ices at the high latitude regions of Mars. An extension activity is available in which students use an online simulation illustrating ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Space science, Technology
 
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This website is an internet version of an historical NASA publication containing information about the development of missions to the planet Mars. This report covers the evolution of thought and interest surrounding this planet, the aims and objectives of Martian exploration, the curiosity and search for Martian life and the development of exobiology as a science. Details about specific experiments ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Index / Bibliography, Book - text, In-situ dataset
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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These are the teaching notes for a case study in which students explore the scientific and public policy issues surrounding the advisability of a return mission to Mars for further sampling and, more generally, the question of whether or not there is life on that planet. The case was designed to illustrate the importance of interdisciplinary efforts in scientific research, define the criteria needed ... 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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This activity is about the discovery of water ice on Mars. Learners will record and graph temperature data and use a model of an ice-rich and ice-free surface on Mars to examine how ice content in the martian soil would impact the temperature of a Mars microbe after impact. A student information sheet introducing the subject of ice and the search for water on Mars is provided. The activity requires ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Mathematics, Space science
 
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Mars Exploration is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about Mariner missions, Viking missions, Mars Observer, Mars Surveyor Program, Mars Pathfinder, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Polar Lander and Climate Orbiter, Mars 2001, and Mars 2003. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this ... 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 - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This 46 minute radio broadcast discusses the NASA announcement in March 2004 that the rover Opportunity explored a crater on Mars that was once soaked with water - the most convincing evidence yet of a warm, wet past on Mars. Though the question of whether that water may have supported life remains, it certainly improves the odds. The second part of the broadcast discusses genetically engineered organisms. ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This activity is about planetary climate. Once familiar with the factors that determine a planet's surface temperature, learners will use an interactive spreadsheet model of a planet's atmosphere to determine if greenhouse gases, luminosity of the source, the distance of the planet from the source and the albedo of the planet can be manipulated so that the average surface temperature on Mars or Venus ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Mathematics, Space science
 
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This Nine Planets page contains details about the planet Mars. Information includes planet diameter, mass, distance from the Sun, orbit, and mythology. Also covered are planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results from exploration spacecraft. Phobos and Deimos (Mars satellites) are also covered in depth. The site provides links to ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This series of modules integrates printable images of Mars into classroom activities. Four broad topics cover the exploration of Mars and the Pathfinder missions, the great Martian floods and the Pathfinder landing site, the canyon Valles Marineris, and water on Mars. Each topic has several discrete activities associated with it that can be used independently. There are supporting materials for teachers ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Space science
 
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Life on Earth is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about life, kingdoms, heterotrophs, autotrophs, animals, fungi, plantae, monera, and evolution. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth and Space ... 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, Paleontology
 
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