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Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System

Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System

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Students experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process, with a hands-on, ...

Students experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process, with a hands-on, critical-thinking, authentic approach. Using collaboration and problem-solving skills, they develop a mission to search for life in the Solar System that meets constraints (budget, mass, power) and criteria (significant science return).

Subject:
Science
STEM
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Board-Tiles for Printing

Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Board-Tiles for Printing

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This game board is a supplemental resource to be used with the ...

This game board is a supplemental resource to be used with the lesson "Astrobiobound!" In this fun, interactive card simulation, students experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process, with a hands-on, critical-thinking, authentic approach. Using collaboration and problem-solving skills, they develop a mission to search for life in the Solar System that meets constraints (budget, mass, power) and criteria (significant science return).

Subject:
Science
STEM
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Cards

Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Cards

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This handout provides the game cards and is a supplemental resource to ...

This handout provides the game cards and is a supplemental resource to be used with the lesson "Astrobiobound!" In this fun, interactive card simulation, students experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process, with a hands-on, critical-thinking, authentic approach. Using collaboration and problem-solving skills, they develop a mission to search for life in the Solar System that meets constraints (budget, mass, power) and criteria (significant science return).

Subject:
Science
STEM
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Presentation

Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System - Presentation

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This presentation is a supplemental resource to be used with the lesson ...

This presentation is a supplemental resource to be used with the lesson "Astrobiobound!" In this fun, interactive card simulation, students experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process, with a hands-on, critical-thinking, authentic approach. Using collaboration and problem-solving skills, they develop a mission to search for life in the Solar System that meets constraints (budget, mass, power) and criteria (significant science return).

Subject:
Science
STEM
Material Type:
Presentation
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Clarifying Science Through Natural Events

Clarifying Science Through Natural Events

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Students conduct research about a type of natural event, learn why it ...

Students conduct research about a type of natural event, learn why it occurs, where the probable locations of occurrence are, what causes damage, what conditions create especially destructive events, and what the probability of a destructive event is. It is important that students spend some time thinking about possible ways to reduce the negative impact of damaging natural events to reduce fear and increase empowerment.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Discovering Information About Mars - Slide Show

Discovering Information About Mars - Slide Show

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This presentation is meant to be used in conjunction with the lesson ...

This presentation is meant to be used in conjunction with the lesson "Discovering Information About Mars." In this lesson, students gain background knowledge about environmental factors on Mars through taking notes while viewing a content presentation. To culminate, they clarify the challenges of living on Mars by generating a list of potential environmental problems.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Presentation
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Date Added:
02/26/2019
How Does Flowing Water Shape a Surface?

How Does Flowing Water Shape a Surface?

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Students use a stream table set at various inclinations to investigate how ...

Students use a stream table set at various inclinations to investigate how flowing water changes landforms. Then they will choose three Martian landforms that seem to have been shaped or created by flowing surface water and discuss how they might have formed. Finally, students examine images of Mars to see if there are any features suggesting the presence of flowing water at one time or another.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019
How Hot Can You Make Water?

How Hot Can You Make Water?

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Students graph the temperature of water as it reaches a boil and ...

Students graph the temperature of water as it reaches a boil and discover the existence of the transition plateau.

Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Mars Student Imaging Project

Mars Student Imaging Project

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The Mars Student Imaging Project allows students to use a camera on ...

The Mars Student Imaging Project allows students to use a camera on the Odyssey orbiter to take their own image of the red planet and analyze it using the scientific method.

Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Strange New Planet

Strange New Planet

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Students find out how human curiosity in planetary exploration results in science ...

Students find out how human curiosity in planetary exploration results in science questions, engineering solutions, and teamwork. This activity demonstrates how planetary features are discovered by the use of remote-sensing techniques. Students will experience the different phases in planetary exploration, including telescope observations, fly by missions, orbiters, landers, rovers"¦and their own ideas about human exploration.

Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Testing Your Hypothesis by Boiling Water Below Its Boiling Temperature

Testing Your Hypothesis by Boiling Water Below Its Boiling Temperature

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Students boil water below its typical boiling temperature by reducing the pressure ...

Students boil water below its typical boiling temperature by reducing the pressure above the surface of the liquid. Groups of students discuss ways to reduce the boiling temperature of water and present their best idea, write a procedure, and follow it. Then the students examine a phase diagram for water and write a caption based on what they think it shows.

Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
06/24/2019
What Can Sand Indicate About How and Where Water Flowed?

What Can Sand Indicate About How and Where Water Flowed?

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Students examine sand samples from different locations to infer information about where ...

Students examine sand samples from different locations to infer information about where they originated and how they were deposited. They will then apply their knowledge to Ares Vallis (on Mars) and speculate what might be found in the sediments there.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mars Education Program
Author:
Mars Education Program
Date Added:
02/26/2019