Category: Overview 2012

NSTA National Conference Indianapolis

If you plan to be at the NSTA Conference in Indianapolis, please join us for the Mars Education Challenge Award Ceremony with special guest, Bill Nye. The reception will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29th in Ballroom 3 & 4 at the Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis. At this reception, Bill Nye, executive director of The […]

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Submitting your entry

NOTE: Extension of deadline till 31 January 2012 This year’s Mars Education Challenge (2011-12) will be running for grades 7-12 lesson (plans). If you want to enter a lessonplan for grade 6, please contact us. Please remember to add all your personal data to your entry: your name, address, email address, telephone number, grade the lesson […]

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Guidelines and Goals for MEC 2012

Guidelines NOTE: Extension of deadline till 31 January 2012 The primary goal of the Mars Education Challenge is for science educators to come up with inventive ways to introduce Mars into curriculum support materials. So, we are keeping the guidelines intentionally broad. While there are limits to the over all size (above), remember that you […]

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How to enter for the Mars Education Challenge 2011-12

This year’s Mars Education Challenge (2011-12) will be running for  grades 7-12 lesson (plans). If you are contemplating entering, let us know by sending us an email ad info @ exploremars.org no later than December 16, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EDT stating clearly your name, address, email address, telephone number, grade the lesson is intended for, and the […]

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Mars Education Challenge 2011-12

Building a free database of curriculum support materials in lessons and lesson plans, which use Mars as an example to bring home the point you are trying to make as a science teacher in your Biology, Chemistry or Science class, is what we hope to achieve here at Explore Mars. As we have a healthy […]

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Welcome to ExploreMars.org

Explore Mars was created to advance the goal of sending humans to Mars within the next two decades. To further that goal, Explore Mars conducts programs and technical challenges to stimulate the development and/or improvement of technologies that will make human Mars missions more efficient and feasible. In addition, to embed the idea of Mars as a habitable planet, Explore Mars challenges educators to use Mars in the classroom as a tool to teach standard STEM curricula.

Explore Mars, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation organized in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Donations to Explore Mars are tax-deductible. You can Contact Us using our website or at the email address info@ExploreMars.org .

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make humans a multi-planet species

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