Explore the challenges of living on Mars! Living off-world, far from home is not as easy as science fiction makes it seem. It takes a careful balance of astronauts, food rations, air and water recycling, greenhouse and plants, agriculture, and solar energy production to keep this ecosystem running. With this interactive simulator built on authentic NASA data, you design your mission, set it in motion, and learn if you will need more than potatoes to survive! Use this simulation with your students to reflect on what it takes to keep the OG spaceship running smoothly: Earth.
5 - 12+
Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, Engineering
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November 28, 2022
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