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Teachable Moment: Perseverance Lands on Mars

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Animation of rover landing on Mars



Grade Levels

Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Space Science, Solar System and Planets, Missions to Planets and Moons, Mars


Lesson Plans / Activities

Use standards-aligned lesson plans to help students participate in the Feb. 18, 2021, landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars. Learn why this rover is important and why it’s different from other Mars rovers. Find details of how to watch the landing.

Take Part in a Worldwide Teachable Moment as Perseverance Lands on Mars