Virtual Exploration Experiences with Planetary Scientists for Early Explorers

Saturday, February 13
4:00 - 5:00 pm EST | 3:00 - 4:00 pm CST
Elementary and Middle School Students and Families



Presenting Sponsor: 

The Lunar and Planetary Institute is taking families and students on an adventure. Join us to meet Mars scientist Dr. Candice Bedford and learn all about the Perseverance rover and its journey to Mars. We will also conduct an easy fun activity together, geared for families with children ages 7-13.

Activity Supplies Needed:

Registration Information:
Registration is free but required. To participate, you will need a computer or tablet with an internet connection, or you can join on a smart phone. We will send additional directions to all who register. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Participating Talent: 

Dr. Justin Filiberto is a senior staff scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, where he studies volcanism and how the crusts and mantles of Mars and other planets have changed over time.

Dr. Patricia Craig studies Mars, particularly clay minerals on Mars and identifying areas on Mars that were or are conducive to life. She is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist with the Planetary Science Institute.







Christine Shupla, Director of Education and Public Engagement, LPI