**6 ^{th} Grade Mars Webquest!**

**Part 1.**

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We
are setting out to discover some information about Mars.

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**Please write your answers in your ****journals****, clearly headed with a ****title****, and the ****date****. Use Full Sentences!!!!!!!**

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**Click on the question to find a web site with the information you
need to solve the problems.**

**Good Luck!**

**Soft Landing!**

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**1.
****How long does it take a spacecraft to reach Mars in
months? Approximately how long is this in days?**

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**When did
the first spacecraft arrive at Mars?**

**When did
the most recent spacecraft get there?****How many
years (rounded to the nearest year) elapsed between the first spacecraft to
visit Mars, and the last ones to land there? Approximately how long is this in
Earth days?**

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**2. What is
the range of temperatures on Mars? Remember to show your work.**

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**4.**** ****Find the
average speed that Mars travels while orbiting the Sun. Using the distance
formula of **

** Calculate how far
Mars travels in a minute, and in an hour. How far does it travel in an Earth
day?**

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**More next time!**

**Happy Exploring****!**

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