Pioneering Mars: Planning Seminars

In December of 2012, students from the four participating high schools were brought to the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Campus for a group seminar to plan the experiments. Students were divided into four groups that worked in two hour and a half long breakout sessions.  

Facilitator Notes for the Four Groups

         Facilitator overview

     Supporting research articles for facilitators and teachers: 

AER MARTIS – looked at issues of atmosphere and climate.

SAL MARTIS – considered aquatic and soil chemistry.

LUX  MARTIS– planned for visible and UV light issues.

VITA  MARTIS– worked on general issues with culturing life.