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Destination: Mars
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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-179
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Astromaterials Curation
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Johnson Space Center
http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/