Packing for Mars - astronomy extra credit

  1. Find a partner and individually read "Packing for Mars" by Mary Roach.
  2. Together, plan a debate, one taking the side to send humans to Mars and the other to not send humans to Mars.
  3. Stage your debate for the class to watch. Be prepared to answer questions.
  4. Turn in a list of the pros and cons of sending humans to Mars. Next to each argument, include at least one quote from the book, with the page number where the quote can be found, that backs up your point.