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Mars, the planet we know best, has interesting surface features including evidence for running water.

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    Mars

    Mars

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Recognize the features of the planet Mars.
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    Mars

    Mars

    by jaya kumar //at grade
    Recognize the features of the planet Mars.
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    Mars

    Mars

    by Panama Buena Vista //at grade
    Recognize the features of the planet Mars.
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    Mars

    Mars

    by Joe Caffrey //at grade
    Recognize the features of the planet Mars.
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  • Video
    Searching for Life on Mars

    Searching for Life on Mars

    by CK-12 //at grade
    The possibility of life on Mars is an ongoing debate and continues through this interesting video.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Mars Landform Identification Lesson Plan

    Mars Landform Identification Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students use photographs taken from the Viking Orbiter Spacecraft to identify various landforms on Mars. Includes student worksheet and answer key.
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  • Practice
    Mars Practice
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    Mars Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Mars Quiz

    Mars Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz on Mars
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  • Critical Thinking
    Mars Discussion Questions

    Mars Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Mars.
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  • Real World Application
    Everything but Martians

    Everything but Martians

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A rock drilled by the Curiosity Rover in Yellowknife Bay on Mars shows that Gale Crater was an ancient lake. The lake would have been habitable by chemlithautotrophs or other extremophiles. Mars exploration will next look for evidence of life.
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  • Real World Application
    Imagine Earth with No Atmosphere

    Imagine Earth with No Atmosphere

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover how Mars once resembled Earth, with an atmosphere, running water, and possibly life, but then lost its atmosphere.
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  • Real World Application
    Snowflake Fingerprints

    Snowflake Fingerprints

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will explore the phenomena of snowflake uniqueness; they will learn how they grow, grow their own snowflakes, dissect the myth, and predict what extraterrestrial snowflakes might look like.
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  • Real World Application
    Water On Mars

    Water On Mars

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students look at pictures of the surface of Mars and use there understanding of surface weathering and erosion to predict whether there is water on Mars or not.
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    Imagine Earth with No Atmosphere

    Imagine Earth with No Atmosphere

    by Brittany Nohl //at grade
    Discover how Mars once resembled Earth, with an atmosphere, running water, and possibly life, but then lost its atmosphere.
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  • Study Guide
    Planets in Our Solar System Study Guide

    Planets in Our Solar System Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide summarizes the key points of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
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