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Life on Mars - Credits
EXPLORE! Life on Mars

Credits

Explore: Life on Mars? was funded by a generous supplemental education and public outreach grant from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate to Drs. Walter Kiefer and Allan Treiman.  Solicitation Number: NNH09ZDA001N–EDUC

Development Team (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX)
Explore: Life on Mars? Hands–on Science Activities were developed in accord with guidelines set forth by the National Science Education Standards and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) benchmarks with special consideration toward effectively engaging girls in science.

Module Development and Workshop Implementation
Yolanda Ballard
Eve Halligan
Keliann LaConte
Dr. Stephanie Shipp

Web Development and Graphics
John Blackwell
Ronna Hurd
Candace Queen

Module Artist (Scientist and Extremophile Features)
Kevan Mills, BA, 2D/3D Illustrator, San Diego, CA

Resources
Linda Chappell

Content and Education Review

Dr. Walter Kiefer, Senior Staff Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX
Dr. Allan Treiman, Senior Staff Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX
Dr. Laurie Barge, NAI Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
Karen Peterson, National Girls Collaborative Project, Lynnwood, WA

Scientist Features

Appreciation is extended to the following scientists who contributed to the supplemental activity materials.

Dr. Laurie Barge, NAI Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
Dr. Jack Farmer, Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Dr. Tori Hoehler, NAI Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
Dr. Betül Kacar, NASA Post–doctoral Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Linda McGown, Professor of Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 
Dr. Nita Sahai, Professor and Ohio Research Scholar in Polymers/Biomaterials, University of Akron, Akron, OH
Dr. Dana Schneider, Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Field Tests

Appreciation is extended to the librarians who field tested the materials in their children's, youth, and teen programs.
Christina Hicks, Friendswood Public Library, Friendswood, TX
Pamela Jayne, Boone County Public Library, Hebron, KY
Sara Thompson, A. Mitchell Powell Jr. Public Library, Newnan, GA

Questions? Comments? Contact Us!
Explore
Department of Education and Public Outreach
The Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058
explore@lpi.usra.edu

 

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Copyright 2013, Lunar and Planetary Institute
LPI Contribution Number 1716
The Lunar and Planetary Institute is operated by the Universities Space Research Association under Cooperative Agreement Number NCC5–679 issued through the Solar System Exploration Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Last updated
June 19, 2013

 

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