Understand factors that make life on Earth possible
Problem solving on Mars can help us to solve problems here on Earth
From the book- look for clues:
Did life ever exist on Mars?
Compare the climate on Mars to the Earth's climate- how are they different?
What rocks and minerals do you find on Mars?
Are you ready to explore Mars?
After reading the book, ask students to redesign Curiosity. Encourage kids to draw the perfect rover for the Mars landscape.
Students in Cleveland, Ohio can follow-up with a visit to the Great Lakes Science Center, an NASA affiliate museum.
Kicking off on Thursday, December 26, The Science Center has six different themes for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade to choose from, featuring everything from engineering to chemistry, and physics to robots! Camps run December 26, 27, 30, 31 and January 2-3.
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