Landing on Mars

The rover Perseverance is scheduled to land on Mars on February 18, 2021!

Live Landing Broadcast! Watch here!
starts at 2:15pm EST

Watch the trailer HERE.

Videos for Students

Activities for Students

  • Make a Paper Mars Helicopter
    instructions for students HERE
    teacher info HERE
  • Code a Mars Helicopter Video Game
    instructions for students HERE
    Scratch app not approved for district devices
  • Make a Mars Rover Game
    instructions for students HERE
    teacher info HERE
    Scratch app not approved for district devices
    Or play Explore Mars: A Mars Rover Game HERE
  • Mission to Mars: A Scavenger Hunt!
    questions for students WORD PDF
    teacher info HERE

More Information about Mars

Teacher Resources

Click HERE for a quick overview of the Perseverance mission.

Mission to Mars Student Challenge

Teachers! You can register your class for the Mission To Mars Student Challenge HERE.
(Students, if you are under 18, your parent or guardian can register for you HERE.)

Teacher Resources for the Mission to Mars Student Challenge available HERE.
(Note the links at the top of the page for future releases!)

Send your Name to Mars!