Planet Mars Lesson for Kids


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Fill in the blank: Mars is _____ the Sun, compared to Earth.

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1. Which of the following does Mars have?

2. Has a human being ever visited Mars?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mars has many features that make it a unique planet. You'll be asked to identify several features, including its temperature, and understand how scientists have studied the planet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Mars's distance form the Sun
  • Feature(s) of Mars
  • Human interactions with Mars
  • Mars's average temperature
  • Life on Mars

Skills Practiced

Skills you'll practice include:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of space exploration to answer questions about how humans have studied Mars
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Mars facts
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to distinguish which planet is farther from the Sun, Mars or Earth

Additional Learning

If you want to further your knowledge about Mars, you can check out the related lesson, Planet Mars Lesson for Kids. The lesson covers the following:

  • Compare and contrast various characteristics of Earth and Mars
  • Learn about Mars's size, temperature, and geological features
  • Understand what scientists are looking for when they study and explore Mars