Welcome educators, students and members of the general public to the Mars Society’s Education page and our Educational Blog called The Red Planet Pen!
READ The Latest Blog: Red Planet Pen Edition Issue #18 (June 9th, 2013)
Consumable Water on Mars Confirmed by Opportunity and Curiosity
As we anxiously await the results of the latest drill sample from the Curiosity Rover, we have received exciting news from the long lived Opportunity Rover team. Steve Squyres participated in a NASA teleconference regarding the exciting findings about water on Mars.
The fact that once again we have reconfirmed water on Mars is not the exciting part. Read more…..
Don’t miss the STEM Education Event
that we are hosting at the 16th Annual International Mars Society Conference.
You can learn more about the education event details here
The mission of The Mars Society is to advocate expanded and sustainable Mars exploration and a human mission to the Red Planet in the coming decade. To accomplish this goal we must educate the public. Knowledge is power, and we must have both to achieve such an important and historic goal.
The Mars Society’s Education Task Force
is reaching out to the public with information in order to help raise awareness of the latest news and discoveries about the planet Mars and its potential as a second home for humanity. There are many resources available here so we can fulfill the purpose of the Mars Society’s Education Page. Browse our Future Events
for a talk near you, or see our Past Events
where we have presented.
We are happy to provide your science classes or astronomy clubs with Free Skype Sessions. In addition, we can arrange for a speaker to visit your school, astronomy club or organization to discuss the latest news from the Red Planet. Please use the contact us form at the bottom of our staff page in order to make arrangements or to see if we have a speaker available in your area.