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Life on Mars

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the feasibility of life on Mars and debate what it would need in order to sustain life. They work in teams to predict, research, infer, and explain their theory using models they build.
3:14
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Life on Mars?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Travel with the Martian Lander Phoenix, and discover what conditions were found. Was there life on Mars, could life have ever existed on Mars? This clip poses the possibility of and theories related to life on Mars but ends before the...
5:40
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Could Complex Life Survive on Mars?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there life on Mars? Is it likely? A video lesson analyzes the possibility of life on Mars. The discovery of water on Mars changes how scientists think about the likelihood of life on the red planet. Part of the SciShow Space series,...
2:57
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Life on Mars?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can we use math to find life on Mars? Show a video that starts with looking at dark matter and a majorana particle. It ends with using math to analyze the data from NASA's Viking landing in order to find life.
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What Studying Earth Can Tell Us About Life on Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most research about life on Mars actually happens on Earth. An installment of the SciShow Space series introduces young scientists to the process of learning about one planet by studying our own. They observe photos of the similar...
4:29
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Could We Actually Live on Mars?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What would be the best place to live on Mars? A fascinating look at the geographical of Mars is sure to intrigue the future astronomers in your middle or high school class. A short video introduces learners to the different...
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Is There Life on Earth?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To find life on another planet, scientists look for gases (atmosphere), water, and temperatures that are not extreme. In this activity, groups of pupils become "Titan-ians," scientists who want to explore Earth for possible life forms....
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Are We Alone?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find an answer to the age-old debate of whether life exists on Mars. Groups determine criteria to help look for signs of life on Mars. The activity has the class simulate testing Martian soil samples for signs of life before drawing...
6:03
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Could Life Have Survived in Mars's Ancient Lake?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists proved Einstein wrong and in the process also proved him right. Scholars learn about two recent scientific discoveries in an interesting SciShow Space video. The first describes the possibility of life on Mars based on recent...
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Curious? Is Mars All Wet?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this "Curious? Is Mars all Wet?" worksheet, students answer 5 questions interactively about the presence of water and life on Mars, then check their answers online.
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Settlers on Mars

For Students 4th - 5th
In this creative writing worksheet, students use the prompt about living life on Mars. Students write about the problems they encounter and how they solve them.
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Mars - The Xtreme - o - Philes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
What conditions are necessary for life? Is it the same for all lifeforms? What biotic and abiotic factors would need to be changed to make it possible for human life on Mars? Answer these questions and more in a fun lesson plan designed...
10:06
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Should You Go to Mars? Ft. Bill Nye

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you move to Mars? A video discussion explores the realities of traveling and living on Mars. Characteristics of the planet, its orbit, and revolutions provide key facts to help you make your decision.
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Is There Life on Mars?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these word meanings in context worksheets, students read the passage about life on Mars. Kids use clues within the text to help them learn the meanings for the words meteorites, organisms, microbes, missions, robotic, orbit, and...
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Going to Mars

For Teachers 6th
Pupils get to choose what project they'd most like to complete. Using what they know about Earth and Mars, they get into project groups to compare and contrast each planet. They must answer the question, "How can we live on Mars?"...
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Manned Mission to Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To go or to not to go — the question for a mission to Mars. This resource provides details for a possible manned mission to Mars. Details include a launch schedule, what life would be like on the surface, and how the astronauts would...
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Searching for life

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore the possibility of life on Mars and what that might look like.  For this planetary lesson students complete several activities on looking for life on Mars. 
6:15
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How Curiosity Got Us to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Curiosity is the desire to learn or know, and it is also the name of the rover that landed on Mars in 2012. Mohawk-sporting Bobak Ferdowsi, a NASA engineer also discusses how and why we study Mars. He provides facts about the rover and...
2:57
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Life on Mars?

For Students 9th - 12th
A majorana particle is a fermion that is its own antiparticle. The video covers two discoveries in science. The first is the discovery of the majorana particle and thus, dark matter. The second is an additional analysis of data from Mars...
8:57
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The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In July of 2020, NASA plans to launch a new Mars rover. An out-of-this-world video explores this exciting mission. It describes goals of the mission and the many challenges involved. It also offers hope for new findings and new...
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Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A multi-faceted and exciting activity awaits your astronomy students. In collaborative groups, they plan a mission to hunt for extraterrestrial life within the solar system, while adhering to specific measurement criteria. 
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Life on Mars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through reading and discussion, aspiring astronomers consider the question of whether or not there was ever life on the planet Mars. Throughout the process, they review how scientific investigations are carried out, examine the...
10:11
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Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Over half of the missions sent to Mars failed. Our closest neighbor in the solar system has a fascinating history that we just started learning. The video offers insights into this interesting planet that is literally covered in rust!
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What Is Life? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The first lesson in the five-part What is Life? series addresses the definition of life. It discusses characteristics, why the concept of carbon-based life is important, and the macro-molecules of life on Earth. 

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