Life on Mars? Stop press! June 20 2008



Download 3.54 Kb.
Date conversion25.05.2016
Size3.54 Kb.
Life on Mars?

STOP PRESS! JUNE 20 2008


Scientists say they have found the "smoking gun" that convinces them they've found water ice on Mars. Chunks of bright material unearthed by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander have vanished after around four days. The only explanation is that they vaporised when exposed to the Martian atmosphere.

So, maybe there was once - or is still - life on Mars. In this activity students study information about conditions on Mars and then create an imaginary Martian life form - what will its features be? How does its features help it to survive?

This 'topical' has been updated from the version originally published.
In this activity students study information about conditions on Mars and then create an imaginary Martian life form - what will its features be? How does its features help it to survive?
Learning objectives

What I'm looking for is for students to explain what Martian life might be like.



What I'm looking for is for students who can use their knowledge of adaptation to make sensible suggestions about life on Mars.


The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2016
send message

    Main page