- What are some similarities between Earth and Mars?
|That when earth is done with they will move to mars|
- Humans would find it challenging to live on Mars without what?
|Without a heater or a campfire.|
- What are the 3 things that the article says are making our planet Earth unlivable?
|We must take care of our planet, reduce pollution, conserve resources, and find ways to live sustainably. While the idea of living on Mars is thrilling, it’s important to remember that Earth is our home, and we should do everything we can to protect it.By being responsible Earthlings, we can make sure that our planet remains a beautiful and livable place for generations to come.|
Inference: Use Clues from the Text to Think of an Answer
- Explain in your own words why scientists are exploring the possibility of a move to Mars?
|Because it’s the closest planet to earth.|
- What are some challenges that humans would face if there was a move to Mars?
|The coldness it’s like Minus 85°F (-65°C)|
- Why do you think plants will be so important to the terraforming of Mars?
|Too much carbon dioxide could be used by those plants during the process by which plants use sunlight water and carbon dioxide to create oxygen and energy in the form of sugar to make it grow and when u make it grow it even creates oxygen and energy thats in a form of sugar.|
Unfamiliar Words: Clarifying Language that may cause Misunderstanding
|Word||Sentence from the text||Definition|
|Enthusiast||A planet called Mars, located 342 million kilometres away from Earth, has captured the imagination of scientists and space enthusiasts alike.||A person filled with enthusiasm|
|Potential||Mars holds the potential for us to explore and perhaps even call it our new home someday. While it’s an exciting idea, we must remember that our primary focus should be on taking care of Earth.||Someone’s or something’s ability to develop, achieve, or succeed:|
|Abundant||While Earth is beautiful and abundant, we must face the reality that our actions are harming our planet. Pollution, climate change, and the overuse of natural resources are making Earth less livable.||Abundant means like available or like existing.|
|Generate||We would need to find ways to grow food, create sustainable habitats, and generate the resources necessary for survival.||Like produce or create.|
Global Inferencing: Making Connections between the Text and the Wider World
Would you want to be one of the first people living on Mars?
Come up with solid reasons for your choice, and provide evidence, and examples to support your reasons.
|I would not like to be on mars because the cold would be 85°F (-65°C). and if i had to go i would bring a heat/electric generator and bring a tent a stove and and flint and steel with tree sticks. We can also build shelters with a built in heater and we can also plant trees to make a human environment.|