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.

Show health and safety information

Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.

Downloads

You might also like

Resource
Resource collection
Resource collection

Published by

Actions

Share this resource

Comments