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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