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Moxie, Mars and Math

Blast off and hear all about MOXIE, part of the NASA Mars 2020 mission demonstrating how to make oxygen on Mars. Then check out some math exercises based on fun facts about the mission

  • Subjects
  • Inspiration
  • Math
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 15-30 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Group Size
  • Full Classroom (20+)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-9
  • Things You'll Need
  • N/A
Educational Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

4-ESS3-1

Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

CCSS Math Practice K-12

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP3

Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4

Model with mathematics.

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP5

Use appropriate tools strategically.

CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6

Attend to precision.