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Processes of Science

Mars, a Case Study

Essential Questions

These big ideas or essential questions organize the content and topics of this collection of photographs. Students will consider the following questions:

  • What are some methods that scientists use to study inaccessible places, such as other planets?
  • What part do photographs play in observing and learning about Mars?
  • What challenges do scientists have to overcome to study remote locations?
  • What are some general practices that scientists use no matter what topic they are studying?

Grade Level

Middle & High School

Classroom Connections

Earth and Space Science
Engineering

Curriculum Snapshot

  • The nature and processes of science: what scientists and engineers do and how they do it
  • Using photographs to study inaccessible locations such as Mars

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