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Pre – Search: Gather some general resources and information to help develop your team’s 4 or 5 research questions (each of the crew’s teams will have their own set of questions - work together to make sure that you have not repeated the same questions within the crew).
(Note: Feel free to construct and use your “Research Folder” to begin listing your references in an MLA format bibliography.)

 

Because of your pre-search, you may choose to write your own research questions (4-5).  However, you may also choose to use any or all of the following:

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 Mission Commander
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How many satellites does Mars have and what are their dimensions? 

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What is the weather like on Mars?

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What is the Mars environment?

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How long is the journey from Earth to Mars (in distance and time)?

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How long is 1 Mars day and why?

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Are there seasons on Mars?  If so, what are they?

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What equipment will you need to for this mission?

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Mission Navigator
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What course will you take to Mars, and how ling will it take to get there (distance and time)?

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What is the atmosphere on Mars?

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What is the terrain on Mars, and what type of land vehicle would you design?

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What is the planetary environment?

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Where is the best place to land?

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What is the Space Shuttle?

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Mission Architect/Engineer
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What is the temperature on Mars, and why?

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What are the environmental dangers on Mars?

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What are the Solar Winds on Mars?

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Is there gravity on Mars, explain what it is (and will we be able to walk and work on Mars)?

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Are the volcanoes on Mars active, and will the volcanoes affect where we build?

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How will we structure the homes and buildings to adapt to the Mars environment?

 

(Note:  You are expected to keep a complete bibliography.)

 

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