Red Planet Day (November 28)

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Link to Resource: https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/red-planet-day
Resource Type:Commemorative Days and Events; Outreach Programs
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Timeanddate.com
Summary:November 28 is Red Planet Day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the Red Planet , Mars. The planet is called so because it appears red in color. The date of the Unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1964 when Mariner 4, a robotic interplanetary probe was launched by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS1-2; MS-ESS1-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Scale, proportion, and quantity; Systems and system models
Subjects: 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-9; mars; middle school
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