Sunset Heights Elementary School
Thanks to JPL Solar System Ambassador Dr. Baron Summers, we were invited to bring the map to Sunset Heights Elementary School in Peoria, AZ on March 8th, 2019. The school's 6th, 7th and 8th grade students had the opportunity to take a tour of Mars and learn about the history of robotic surface exploration. Because so many of the teachers were interested in bringing their classes, during some periods we had to run two class tours simultaneously, and then both classes participated in a joint version of the Landing Site Scavenger Hunt. This worked amazingly well, particularly because the teachers reviewed the "Introduction to Mars" presentation with students before they came, which allowed us to spend less time explaining the basics of the Mars and more time exploring it as part of the scavenger hunt.