space science and engineering
Extend learning with these resources.
Pre- and post-visit activities
Mission to Mars: Eat Like an Astronaut
Use menus developed by NASA to develop a meal plan for space travel. This activity features a video and lesson guide.
Mission to Mars: Pack Like an Astronaut
Decide what personal items you would take with you on a trip to Mars. This activity features a video and lesson guide.
STEM Activity (ZIP)
Students will learn the importance of teamwork, what STEM means and create a collage that illustrates their understanding of STEM.
Comparing Mars and Earth (ZIP)
Students will compare and contrast the characteristics of Mars and Earth using Google Earth.
Exploring NASA Careers (ZIP)
Students will explore various careers at NASA and in STEM-related fields. At the end of this lesson, students will be able to create and plan a career path.
Mars Exploration Program
Mars Science Laboratory
Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Mars for Educators
Henry Crown Space Center
Working for NASA