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					The Wright Brothers




              Mars Exploration




           SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
                        Web Sites
1.   http://www.ldolphin.org/SciMeth2.html
2.   http://phyun5.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node6.html#SECTION
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3.   http://www.BrainPOP.com/science/scientificinquiry/scientificmethod
     http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/funzone_flash.html
           Multimedia Project: PowerPoint
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Sample PowerPoint Template

   Project Title
   Team Make-up
   Overview/ Introduction
   What did the 2 have in common?
   What is the quest of each?
   What was hypothesized?
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   What models were used?
   What technologies were developed as a result
    of tested theories/research?
   What is the present day impact?
   What theories were tested?
   Sample Activity
   Conclusions
The Wright Brothers




               Mars Exploration




            SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Overview/Introduction
On December 17, 1903 in North Carolina The first flight of the Wright Flyer flew in
the air for a total time of 12 seconds. This was the first time in history that an
aircraft controlled by a pilot and propelled by a motor flew.This feat, was
accomplished by the Wright Brothers.
NASA has been exploring the planet Mars since the failed fly by of the USSR in
1960 . Mariner 4 arrived at Mars on July 14, 1965 and passed within 6,118 miles of
the planet's surface after an eight-month journey. This mission provided the first
close-up images of the red planet.. Mariner 4 is now in a solar orbit.. The Mars 2003
mission will consist of two identical rovers. The rovers will be landed using an
airbag system similar to that used on Mars Pathfinder but without the stationary
lander. The first landing is scheduled to take place on January 4, 2004 and the
second 3 weeks later on 25 January. The rovers are designed to cover roughly 100
meters each martian day, or sol (approximately 24 hours, 37 minutes).
These two explorations have and continue to changed the face of aviation.This
presentation will compare and contrast these two endeavors, and give examples of
hands on activities for relative explorations.
What were the questions ?
  Wright Brothers
  Can man sustain
  controlled flight?



                       Mars Missions
                       Is there support for
                       life on Mars?
    What’s in Common?

   The process used to obtain the answer to both
    questions was the same.


      The Scientific method
What was Hypothesized?

  Wright Brothers
A device can be built
That will allow man
  to fly like a bird.
                        Mars Missions
                        Exploration missions to
                        Mars will give us
                        needed answers
                “Our Team”
          Southfield Public Schools




Kenn Urban, Aerospace Education Specialist:Jim Fitzgerald, Mike Terrell: Team
   Lead, Lynda Wood: Science Coordinator, Charline Coats, Sharon Thomas
THE END


THANK YOU
What technologies were developed as a
result of tested theories/ research?
What is the present day impact?
Sample Activities
Conclusions
What theories were tested?
What models were used?

				
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