Take Your Class to Mars

To all the science teachers out there, Arizona State University is hosting Take Your Class To Mars on Saturday, the 26th of September 2009.


8:15 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Introduction and overview

9:30 – 10:30 Lunar keynote – Dr. Mark Robinson
Download the presentation (.ppt)

10:30 – 11:30 Mars keynote – Dr. Phil Christensen
Download the presentation (.ppt) 73.1MB

11:30 -12:15 Lunch with author Chris Gall and Arizona Museum of Natural History representatives

12:15 -12:30 Classroom resources highlighted and discussed

12:30 – 1:30 Presentations

MSIP: Data Analysis with JMARS (Jonathon Hill, Mars Space Flight Facility) Download

Modeling the Solar System (Karen Knierman, Mars Education Program)

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Martian Arctic: NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander Green (Carla Bitter, Phoenix Mars Lander, University of Arizona)

Search for a Habitable Planet (Brian Grigsby, Mars Education Program)

MSIP: Introduction to Image Analysis (Craig Weeks and Gaylene Swensen, Peoria Unified School District) Download

4:10 – 4:30 Closing Remarks, evaluations, materials distribution
Memorial Union, Arizona State University
Street Address:
1290 S. Normal Ave.
Tempe, Arizona 85281 United States

Registration: Registration

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