Europlanet Mars Collection: 2. A Brief History of Mars
2. A Brief History of Mars
For this lesson, we will be looking through the history of Mars to find out if it may have ever been a suitable home for life, as we know it here on Earth.
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Activity Outline: Investigate how Mars has changed over its history and how that might affect the habitability of the Red Planet.
45 Minutes (including 1 videos)
ChemistryGeological timeBiology (Life in extremes)Astronomy (Mars surface conditions)
After completing this activity, pupils will:
Understand how Mars has changed over time.Hypothesise how this has affected its habitability.Draw a conclusion as to which era of Mars’ history was most likely to be able to support life.
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Italian versions of the resources with video lessons produced by EDU INAF are now available at: Terra chiama Marte.