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Exploring the Colors of Mars

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Patrons examine satellite and rover images to learn about the various surface features that cause the different colors of Mars, then create an art concept of the planet

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Add a Tech Twist Optional: show this video to learn about Mars
Hints for uses in your library Prepare a sample "Marscape" prior to the activity so patrons have a model to review
Related Links NASA Mars Exploration Website
InSight Mission Website
Mars Activities
NASA: Mars
Originating Source NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Image credit: NASA
Related Books
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Mars by Conrad J. Storad
Mars: Evolution, Geology, and Exploration by Alberto G. Fairen
Planets by Penelope Arlon and Tory Gordon-Harris
The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA by Nirmala Nataraj, Bill Nye, and the USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Exploring the Colors of Mars

Exploring the Colors of Mars

Patrons examine satellite and rover images to learn about the various surface features that cause the different colors of Mars, then create an art concept of the planet