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Carlton Gardens Primary School Goes to Mars

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  • Carlton Gardens Primary School
    215 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Students will explore the challenges and possibilities of colonising the red planet. Through engaging activities, each grade level tackles different aspects of Mars colonisation:

  • Prep: Sorting and designing storage vessels for essential items needed on Mars.
  • Year 1: Creating 3D models of Mars and recording sounds to understand its unique atmosphere.
  • Year 2: Simulating Martian soil mixtures and exploring challenges in cultivating plants.
  • Year 3: Designing and launching rockets to learn about gravity and space travel.
  • Year 4: Constructing miniature Martian biomes to investigate self-sustaining ecosystems.
  • Year 5: Exploring physical and psychological challenges of adapting to Mars, proposing solutions.
  • Year 6: Designing protective structures within model Martian landscapes to mitigate natural disasters.

Join us as we celebrate students' projects and inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators.