Looking for an extension activity for your ecology unit with connections to engineering and sustainability? Do you need a straightforward activity that students can complete without too much teacher assistance? This case study of the Phoenix Biosphere Mars Colonization experiment is the perfect reading activity for you!
Who is this resource for?
This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9. It comprehensively covers the topics mentioned, and provides opportunities for student responses which can be implemented in a whole group lesson or assigned for homework. Ideal for classrooms with internet access and student devices.
How Can I Use this Resource?
Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Doc version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.
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NGSS Standards covered by this Mars Colonization Reading: