Persevere in Science with Mars: Educator Workshop

Powered by the Lunar Planetary Institute

Wednesday, January 27
2:00 - 4:00 pm EST | 1:00 – 3:00 pm CST 
5th - 8th Grade Science Teachers

WEBINAR - Coming Soon

Presenting Sponsor:


Mars can engage your students in science and engineering. Prepare to ignite your class, as the Perseverance rover lands on February 18 to search for signs of ancient life and collect rock samples for future return to Earth, as the
Ingenuity helicopter becomes the first powered flight on Mars. 

Join this professional development webinar and conduct simple Mars STEM activities, geared for 5th – 8th grade students, that can be done in person or virtually. It will develop students’ observation and critical thinking skills, while learning about Mars exploration and the search for life.

Incorporates NGSS Standards: 3-PS2-1, 3-PS2-2, 3-5-ETS1-3, 3-LS1-1, 4-ESS2-2, MS-LS1-5, MS-LS1-7, MS-ESS1-3, MS-ESS2-2, integrated with Science and Engineering Practices.

Agenda Highlights:

Activity Supplies Needed: several sheets of blank paper, pencil, scissors

Important Information:
You will receive a confirmation e-mail following your registration. You will receive an additional e-mail within 48 hours of the workshop, which will include the link to participate in the workshop. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Participating Talent:




Christine Shupla, Director of Education and Public Engagement