Is There Life on Mars? - Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following statements is true about Mars?

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1. How does the discovery of crossbeds on Mars point to the possibility that water existed?

2. Robots sent to explore Mars are known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Is there water on Mars? What is used to explore this planet? These questions are examples of the facts you will need to be familiar with when you use this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to do the following:

  • Identify true and false statements about Mars
  • Explain why crossbeds on Mars might mean that water once existed there
  • Name the robots that are sent to explore this planet
  • Describe a discovery that points to the fact that water might have once existed on Mars
  • Discuss the importance of finding water on Mars

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as the existence of crossbeds on this planet and why it is important to find water on Mars
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer true/false questions about Mars
  • Remembering details - remember what the Mars Rover Opportunity discovered on Mars

Additional Learning

Explore the lesson titled Is There Life on Mars? - Lesson for Kids to discover more facts about this topic. By reading this lesson, you will learn:

  • What happened in 1938 that scared people about a Martian invasion
  • Which agency sends spacecrafts to explore outer space
  • What scientists believe might lie in rocky areas of Mars