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Sample analysis

This activity allows pupils to learn how to analyse samples on Mars. Students are given the opportunity to use targeted information in areas of astrobiology and geology, to work out what their rovers have found on Mars surface and to think like a geologist as they investigate stratigraphy (layers or rocks) using cakes and confectionary samples. This resource, provided as part of the ‘Roving with Rosalind’ activity pack, supports topics in geology, physics, biology and chemistry.

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