Why Follow the Water

Target Grades Level: 6-10

Target Curriculum: Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science

A key component of NASA's Mars Exploration Program is to "Follow the Water" to better understand the geology, climate, and potential for life on the planet. Students investigate several physical properties of liquid water to better understand why we think water is important for life. An extension activity investigates the connection between liquid water and plant productivity on Earth.
Intro Reading
Student Guide
Teacher Guide

Extension Student Guide
Extension Teacher Guide

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