This resource is set in the context of challenges encountered in getting to, landing on and living on Mars.

The resource covers some mathematics, physics and biology.

Launch crew: How many people can you fit in different spacecraft modules.  Mathematics.

Launch aerodynamics: Investigate drop times of different shapes in a viscous fluid. Physics.

Launch heat shield: Investigate insulating materials. Physics.

Life on Mars: Taste in space.  Investigate how taste changes when you cannot smell. Enquiry skills.

Life on Mars: Food on Mars.  Investigate the effects of acids and alkalis on plant growth. Biology.

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