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The Big Mars Day: Presenting our Final Projects

After our return from the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference we had about one more month to finish up our school-wide Mars Exploration projects. Thirteen teams had condensed down to eleven and were (for the most part) intently working towards … Continue reading

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Traveling to Mars

I taught STEAM (physical sciences, technology, engineering, digital and traditional arts, and mathematics) classes at American Academy of Innovation in South Jordan, Utah during the 2016-17 school year (which was the first year of operation). The charter and mission of … Continue reading

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Riding Curiosity Down to Mars

The following are my notes from the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars as it happened. You know by now how it all ended. But I hope I’ve captured my feelings and impressions as Curiosity came down; I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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