The Occupy Mars Learning Adventure

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Studying the Chemistry on Mars: Barboza Space Center Student Tiger Teams Mission 42

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NASA Rover Finds Active, Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars

This graphic shows key features of the Tunable Laser Spectrometer (TLS)
This graphic shows tenfold spiking in the abundance of methane in the Martian atmosphere surrounding NASA's Curiosity Mars rover
Data graphed here are examples from the Sample Analysis at Mars
Comparing 'Cumberland' with other samples analyzed by Curiosity
This illustration portrays some of the reasons why finding organic chemicals on Mars is challenging





Author: Kids Talk Radio

Bob Barboza is an educator, STEM journalist, software designer and founder of The Occupy Mars Learning Adventures and the Barboza Design and Space Centers. He leads a team of scientists, engineers and STEAM++ educators. They are training students to become Jr. astronauts, scientists and engineers. His team provides internships and workshops in STEAM++ and the integration of Common Core State Standards and Next Generations Science Standards. Contact information:

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