Module 2a – Planets and Astronomy: Why We Want to Go to Mars

When is the Best Time to Send Astronauts to Mars? was a workshop for students and teachers that explored the range of questions that must be answered and risks that must be overcome to send astronauts to the red planet.

Dr. Veronica Bindi, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, in collaboration with STEM Pre-Academy, invites you to explore the video modules and activities that will inspire middle and high school teachers and students. This video was made by the University of Hawai‘i, with the assistance of Professor Veronica Bindi and the UH Department of Physics and Astronomy Space Outreach Group.

This video is intended for viewing for educational and University outreach purposes only. Copying, downloading, or reproducing all or any portion of the video for commercial, revenue generating purposes are prohibited.


CONTRIBUTOR: Dr. Veronica Bindi
ORGANIZATION: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy Space Outreach Group

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GRADES:  06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
TOPICS:  Physics, Science, Space Science, Workshop / Pop-Up Session
TAGS: When is the Best Time to Send Astronauts to Mars?, astronomy, mars, physics, solar energetic particles, solar system, space research, space travel

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