An 3D rendering of a small food growing station on Mars.

Surviving Mars

Students will learn about long duration space travel and the conditions on Mars. Working in small groups, students will carry out a selection of experiments. They will test pH, measure UV radiation and calculate the required oxygen for a trip. Students will compare and contrast their results and discuss the relevance to future human inhabitants on Mars.

Recommended: Years 6-9

Curriculum Links: Working scientifically, Chemical Reactions, Light Waves