Can We Make It to Mars? (#501)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Premiering January 19, 2011 on PBS 00:30
Full Program: See new space suits, foods, plasma rockets, and meet a Mars rover driver. 53:06
Today's suits are bulky. MIT's Dava Newman is out to change that with a sleek new design. 10:45
How do you keep food fresh on a three-year round-trip to Mars? 06:51
A new rocket might be able to zip us to Mars and back in under three months. 06:39
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Information For Teachers
- Grade Levels
- 6-8, 9-12
- Curricular Areas
- Science & Technology
- Series Length
- 32 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 56 minutes
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Series Description: This science magazine series features four stories in each themed episode, tackling an array of thought-provoking topics.
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What Are Animals Thinking? (#605)
These episodes of NOVA scienceNOW aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.