Mars Rocks!

An interactive video-conferencing session with a geologist via Cisco Webex, introducing students to geology on Mars and similarities to and differences from Earth. Before the program, students collect rocks from their local area. The teacher selects three rocks for discussion. The program includes

  • a conversation with the geologist to discuss the environment in which rocks formed on Earth.
  • how that environment would look on Mars.
  • a test of students’ understanding by means of a game using 3D glasses.
  • an interactive session for student questions.

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Video-conferencing via Webex; 1 class lesson; maximum 24 students.

Half-day, $55 per class plus GST.

Years 5, 6, 7 and 8.

3D glasses available from VSSEC on request.