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Is There Water on Mars?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students decide whether or not there is or has even been water on Mars. They analyze temperature and pressure data from the Pathfinder mission to Mars, and then they analyze images of Mars, interpreting the landforms they see and...
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Reading Comprehension Sheet #5: Mars

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students learn facts about the planet Mars by reading a one page text. Students then complete a Venn diagram and two essay questions about Mars.
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Why Do Things Fall?-The Mars Pathfinder

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Mars Pathfinder worksheet, students read about the entry of the Pathfinder on Martian soil and answer 2 questions about the differences between landing the Pathfinder on the Earth and on Mars.
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Mars Pathfinder

For Students 9th - 10th
In this science activity, students read about the Mars Pathfinder. Students also answer 2 comprehension questions about the reading.
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Edible Mars Spacecraft

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Pathfinder and the rover, Sojourner.
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A Mission-To-Mars Quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space exploration worksheet, students complete a 6 question multiple choice on-line interactive exercise about the exploration of Mars.
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Pathway to Mars

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the planet Mars using online and offline resources. They compile their information and write a short essay/story/report and post it online.
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Edible Mars Rover

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Young scholars investigate the equipment of Planetary Land Rovers. They construct one using various food products for construction materials. The lesson includes historical background for the teacher to introduce the information. The...
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The Incredible Light Bulb-Egg Drop Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars examine how spacecraft land on Mars. Using eggs or lightbulbs, they design a craft that withstand a drop from a table or ladder, competing in groups to see which module demonstrates the most successful landing.
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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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Edible Rovers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The good thing about building this rover is you get to eat it afterwards. Pairs determine rover parts they want to include in their design based upon their cost and usefulness. The teams design their rovers, build them from edible...
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Out of this World: Inquiry-Based Teaching

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Connect classroom learning with real-life experiences by using photographs and data taken by the Mars Pathfinder.
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Cell Structure and Function

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discuss scientific advances brought about by the Mars Surveyor Space Program which impact on daily life, identify laboratory apparatus like microscopes, slides and coverslips, and use the microscopes to view cells and...
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Email From Another Planet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this article about emails and plants learning exercise, students read short descriptions about 8 planets in the solar system and then imagine they are visiting one of the planets and send an email to a family member describing their...
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MARS Dead or Alive

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe the design and construction of the Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs). They imagine that they can visit Mars and think about what they want to find out about the planet. The review the solar system and discuss distances...
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Become a Member of the Mission to Mars Team

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the various jobs of the Mars Mission Team, organize them into categories and write a formal application for a position on the Mars Mission. Entries are made into the logbook and on-line Field Journals read.
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Mars Pathfinder Egg Drop and Landing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils construct a pathfinder that could land an egg safely. In this physics lesson, students explain the factors affecting the dynamics of falling objects. They evaluate their pathfinder design.
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Detecting Magnetic Materials in "Martian" Soil

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students simulate some of the Pathfinder experiments by devising methods of collecting and measuring magnetic substances in pseudo-Martian soil. The efficiency of each of the methods used to collect materials is evaluated in this lesson.
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Mission Planning: Earth/Mars Comparisons

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast conditions on Mars to those on our own planet, specifically, their local or regional environments. The physical characteristics, the atmosphere, and other astronomical data is considered.
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Where Next?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students read an article explaining NASA's possible Mars landing sites. They use the Internet to research Mars and the Module. They are able to submit their own proposals for a landing site after researching the planet.
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Exploration to Mars... or Not? An Exercise with Split-Screen Electronic Peer Review

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use split-screen technology which is utilized for an electronic peer review assignment that has students justify whether humans should continue their investigations of the Red Planet or not.
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Engineering Lessons Adapted for Special Education

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Modifying engineering lessons from NASA makes them accessible to a wider variety of learners.
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How to Manage Your Time More Effectively (According to Machines)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The good news: you can run your life like a computer runs its schedule. The bad news: computers are not always the best at running their schedules. Learn more about schedulers within operating systems and what happens when something goes...
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify how technology aids scientists in their research. Through discussion, they explain the various ways scientists use Aerogel to aid in their collection of high-speed particles. Through experimentation, students create...

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