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Mars Landing

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about the landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars and watch the accompanying video footage. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • rover
  • deploy
  • autonomous
  • descent
  • perilous
  • barren
  • sector
  • solicitation
  • launch
  • milestone
  • prototype
  • compilation
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Video Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)