With its red hue, Mars has fascinated night-sky viewers for millennia. In the last two decades, Mars has become the first planet mankind has been able to explore on its surface. Through the use of rovers, we have been able to explore the rugged terrain of Mars, witness massive dust storms, and have gained a greater depth of understanding about this Red Planet. While Earth and Mars have many similarities, there are also very distinct differences that have shown Mars is an inhospitable planet.
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*In-depth presentation outline
*Concept review and design application
Worksheets and Activities:
*4 Worksheets and activities (answer keys included)
*Cross-curriculum to provide a thorough understanding of the concepts
*Provides an entire unit lesson on Mars
Continue your studies with other sets in this series:
> Mercury: A Planet of Extremes
> Venus: Earth's Twin?
> Earth: The Goldilocks Planet
> The Moon: Earth's Nightlight
> Mars: The Red Planet
> Jupiter: The King of the Planets
> Saturn: A Ringed World
> Uranus and Neptune: The Outer Gas Gaints
> Pluto, Comets, and Asteroids