TES NEWS, Volume 5, Number 4, December 1996
New Mars Education Resources!!
- "Live from Mars" from Passport to Knowledge. Television
and Internet-based learning project. Connect kids live and in
real time with the Mars missions through a series of televised
events (on PBS and NASA-TV) Nov. 1996 -- Nov. 1997. Inexpensive
teacher kits available, including poster. Next broadcast
is April 24,1997. See
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/mars/ or write: Passport to
Knowledge, PO Box 1502, Summit, NJ 07902-1502, USA.
- Reaching for the Red Planet, Grade 4-6 integrated Mars
colonization curriculum project by Mary Urquhart, University of
Colorado at Boulder. Download from
- Exploring Planets from the Classroom, from Hawaii's
NASA Space Grant Consortium. More than 25 hands-on science
activities provided in classroom-ready pages. Activities
explore geology, earth, and planetary sciences. See
- Mars mission T-shirts, mugs, pins, etc. For list,
contact: Employees Recreation Club, MS 114-104,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive,
Pasadena, CA 91109.
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