Is There Life on Mars? - Water & Microbial Life

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How do Mars Rovers gain information about Mars?

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1. What physical features have scientists found that suggest the presence of water on Mars?

2. Why do scientists believe that there might be life on Mars?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz about life on Mars will measure your understanding of topics like the function of Mars Rovers. There are five multiple-choice questions found in this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • How Mars Rovers obtain information about the planet
  • Evidence found by scientists that confirms the presence of water on Mars
  • Reason scientists believe in the possibility of life on Mars
  • Results of analyzing soil samples taken by Mars Rovers
  • Why scientists do not send humans to other planets

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about life on Mars
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding evidence of water on Mars
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding why humans are not sent to other planets and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Get even more information about this subject by reviewing the related lesson titled Is There Life on Mars? - Water & Microbial Life. You'll learn more about this topic, including:

  • The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
  • Photos of geological features called crossbeds
  • Microbial life on Mars
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