Mission to Mars--The Right Stuff?

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Learning Objective

Essential Question: What is the role of human exploration?

After analyzing the article “Mission to Mars: NASA needs to find the right mix of crew mates”, participate in a role-play activity that selects candidates for the space mission.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.2
Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.3
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

MS-Space Systems

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