Mars on My Mind CHALLENGE

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YOUR CHALLENGE IS:

WATCH THE LANDING & USE YOUR CREATIVITY TO MAKE ANYTHING MARS THEMED

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Landing Video: https://youtu.be/gm0b_ijaYMQ

February 18, 2021 is a special day! NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter are landing on Mars. This challenge is an open place to share your Mars inspired creativity after you watch the landing. Make a Perseverance work of art, write a letter to NASA scientists/engineers, make a Mars pancake, share your Mars lander science project, make up a Mars joke - anything goes as long as its all about Mars!! All eligible entries will be shown in a public gallery, but please do not include your face or name in your submission. HAVE FUN!
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WHO CAN ENTER

K-12 Students in US public, private, and home schools (including U.S. territories & possessions and schools operated by the U.S. for the children of American personnel overseas).


Grades K-12

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LEARN ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

The following links, lessons, and videos are provided to educate students about Mars, the Mars 2020 mission, the Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Helicopter.

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FOR THE CLASSROOM

Group Size

Split into 8 teams

Approach

Assign each team a video lesson and have them present what they learned

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