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The Mars Generation Project

All Ages

Climate & Environment

Science

Social and Emotional Health

Students live together trapped in a BioDome on the Martian Surface with limited resources! Can they collaborate creatively and thrive?

avatar Submitted By: Benjamin Kelly

January 17, 2017

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

The Mars Generation MC:EE World

Download the entire Mars Generation BioDome file here. Thanks in part to Jooky2000_

Supporting Files

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Project title card


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Learning Objectives

  • Work as a team to collaboratively and creatively overcome obstacles in a pressure situation as you inhabit the Red Planet in a BioDome!

Guiding Ideas

Can human life survive on Mars?

Can students work collaboratively under harsh conditions and thrive?

Can teamwork be learned via pressure situations?

Can students communicate how living in a BioDome makes them feel?

Can students design creative solutions to a set of problems?

Student Activities

Students will all live in the same BioDome while sharing and contributing resources for the good of the civilization.

Students will complete daily journal entries including camera photographs of achievements in the BioDome.

Students will reflect on what it means to be part of The Mars Generation!

Students will create and sustain a thriving ecosystem which is able to handle key teacher implemented setbacks.

Performance Expectations

Students will all live in the same BioDome while sharing and contributing resources for the good of the civilization.

Students will complete daily journal entries including camera photographs of achievements in the BioDome.

Students will reflect on what it means to be part of The Mars Generation!

Students will create and sustain a thriving ecosystem which is able to handle key teacher implemented setbacks.

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking

External References

The Mars Generation MC:EE World

Download the entire Mars Generation BioDome file here. Thanks in part to Jooky2000_

Supporting Files

ScreenShot 1


screenshot1

Screenshot 2


Screenshot 2

Project title card


Title card