Recently, JPL (Jet Propulsion Labs) reported that there in fact has been moving water on Mars. How was this determined? What evidence do we have? Can that evidence mean anything else? Use principles of geology to understand the evidence and conclude for yourself if water ever flowed on Mars.
This file includes:
Chalk Talk – what to do if you’re at a loss for what to write on your board
Coloring Pages – Curiosity lander and landscape (fill in foreground or background!) (these are also available for purchase in my store)
Background information for teachers and older students – instruments on Curiosity
Background information about sedimentation on Earth
Describing Sedimentary Rocks
Sediment Size Demonstration
How Sedimentary Rocks and Fossils are Made (which is also available for purchase as a bundled lesson in my store)
The file includes an email address that I check daily (usually several times a day) where I can offer support for these lessons and answer any questions you may have about this product.