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Literacy and space science - together at last! Participants write a script and act out a 30-60 second  commercial convincing tourists to come to Mars for a visit. Use a green filming backdrop and Space Stage app to  capture videos of the skits – using real images of Mars as the backdrop!

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Add a Tech Twist Required. This activity requires the use of a "green screen" and tablet or phone.
Hints for uses in your library When promoting the activity, emphasize that participants will need to avoid wearing green-colored clothing. Props and costumes are not required, but encouraged!
Related Links Websites:
New York Film Academy - How To Create a Green Screen on a Budget
NASA’s Be a Martian
Be a Martian and get the latest Mars news, images, and information and be part of a community of explorers.
Globus, Al (May 07, 2016). “Space Settlement Basics.”
Will We Ever Colonize Mars?
Mars Exploration Program
Mars in Our Solar System
What is Mars?

Images:
Mars Exploration
Pat Rawlings Space Art
Some images follow the NASA media usage guidelines and may be used for educational or informational purposes. Please note the copyright status of the specific image of interest.

Slideshows:
Understanding Martian Resources and Environmental Constraints

Videos:
Enduring the Journey to Mars | MARS: How to Get to Mars
NASA ScienceCasts: New InSight into the Red Planet
ScienceCasts: What Happened to Mars? A Planetary Mystery
ScienceCasts: The Opposition of Mars
Mars Insight Landing
Originating Source National Center for Interactive Learning
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How to Be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-This-World Adventure
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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
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Mars Skits - Mars Adventure Travel Corporation

Mars Skits - Mars Adventure Travel Corporation

Literacy and space science - together at last! Participants write a script and act out a 30-60 second  commercial convincing tourists to come to Mars for a visit. Use a green filming backdrop and Space Stage app to  capture videos of the skits – using real images of Mars as the backdrop!