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Title: Mars Dead or Alive: A Hostile Environment
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/3101_mars.html
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Mars has intrigued people for centuries, in particular because of its potential for extraterrestrial life. Today, technology has advanced to the point that scientists can actually send robots such as those used in NASA's Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission to study Mars. This video segment discusses the MER mission and why scientists are so interested in exploring the red planet. A background essay and list of discussion questions are also provided.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Science and the arts. Research -- Particular branches and subjects, A-Z -- Space exploration. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Mars
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Mechanical industries -- Electronic industries -- Particular equipment, A-Z -- Robots
GEM Subject: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Terrestrial planets
Computer science -- Robotics
Astronomy -- Solar system
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
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Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 1
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