Explore Outer Space with a Path to Mars
Explore outer space, the final frontier, with these FREE Educational Resources–all aligned to NY State Academic Standards.
In this lesson, students will understand that it has been discovered that Mars and Earth have several similar geological features and that these features may be useful for supporting life on both planets.
Related NY State Academic Standards: MST5.E.CT3, MST5.E.TS4, & MST5.E.TS4.1
In this lesson, students consider the amount of time that space travelers must spend on their journey. Students improve their concept of time and distance, while at the same time learn more about the solar system.
Related NY State Academic Standards: 6.RP.2 & 7.RP.1
In this video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the space race between the USSR and the United States.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.2, SS.E.1.3, and more!
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