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EXPLORE! Life on Mars


These presentations are those made by NASA scientists and engineers at the Explore professional development trainings. They are intended to provide background information for program providers, and not to be used directly in youth programs. Be sure to explore the notes sections for additional information and image credits. These external resources are not necessarily 508 compliant.

Next Stop Mars
Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute

Exploring Mars with NASA Rovers
Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute

What is Astrobiology?
Dr. Svetlana Shkolyar, Arizona State University

What does it mean to be an astrobiologist?
Dr. Laurie Barge, NASA Ames Research Center

Explore Mars: MAVEN

These presentations were used during the Explore: Mars training in Cocoa Beach, FL November 15 and 16, 2013. Though activities presented during the training were from three different Explore modules, we have placed the PowerPoints here as most of the activities presented were from the Life on Mars? module.

Day 1 – Morning

Day 1 – Afternoon

Day 2

Mars Basics

Exploring Mars: The Inside Story
Dr. Walter Kiefer, Lunar and Planetary Institute

Last updated
January 2, 2014


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