Mars for Educators
Mars Classroom Resources
Earth/Mars Comparison Poster Back (contains classroom activities)
Curiosity rover coloring sheet (PDF, 3.89 MB)
The Mars Curriculum Modules are designed to help bring the topic of Mars into your 4th through 12th grade classrooms.
NASA Resources and Educational Programs
Educational Sites Created by Mars Missions and Instruments
Cornell University is responsible for the Athena scientific instrument package on the twin rovers being launched in 2003. Their site offers educational and fun ways to explore Mars.
What is Mars' weather today?
How deep are Mars' valleys and how high are its mountains?The Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter on Mars Global Surveyor from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center is mapping the ups and downs of Mars' surface.
What can we learn from Mars' magnetic field?The Magnetometer/Electron Reflectometer team on Mars Global Surveyor at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center can tell you.
What's Mars made of?The Thermal Emission Spectrometer Thermal Emission Spectrometer on Mars Global Surveyor is finding out! Visit their educational website at Arizona State University.
Phoenix Mars Lander
The Phoenix Classroom offers activities and materials to facilitate student understanding of fundamental concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.