An introduction to what we know and hope to discover about Mars. Choose a chapter:
JUST FOR KIDSThis portion of the website has been designed with content by kids and for kids. The pages feature music, artwork and projects by kids involved or interested in the mission.
Just for Kids
THE PHOENIX CLASSROOMDownload activities and materials to facilitate student understanding of fundamental concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The Phoenix Classroom
Spacecraft visiting Mars have returned intriguing images of the surface of the Red Planet for over forty years. Many of these images suggest liquid water once flowed on the surface of Mars. The ViewSpace program "Mars: The Search for Water, the Search for Life" looks at some of these images and compares them to similar features found on the Earth and addresses possible consequences of finding liquid water on Mars.
ONE CLASSROOM'S JOURNEY TO MARSHow one New Jersery classroom commemorated their journey to mars.