About Mars

A look inside the planet Mars

What is the Land Like on Mars

Mars land is kind of like Earth's. It has mountains and volcanoes. The ground is made out of red sand. The land also has frozen water on it. It has a very rocky surface.

Mars Mountains and Volcanos

Mars largest volcano is Olympus Mons. It is also the largest volcano in the solar system. It rises 24 kilometers high and measures 550 kilometers across . Olympus Mons is larger than the largest volcano on Earth which is Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa rises 9 kilometers high and measures 120 kilometers across. Olympus Mons is also the largest mountain on Mars.

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Crossword Puzzle about Mars

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4. Olympus Mons is a ___ on Mars
6. Mars is the ___ planet from the Sun
8. ___ water is found on Mars
10. The planet I have been studying
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1. Mars is measured in ___
2. ___ is trying to get to Mars
3. The weather on Mars is ____ and dry
5. Mars is in the ____
7. Mars is a ____ planet
9. It never ___ on Mars because of its thin atmosphere

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Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. Mars is the coldest inner planet. It is the second smallest planet in the solar system. Mars is sometimes called the Red planet because it has a red sandy surface. Mars is the only other planet in the solar system besides Earth that has polar ice caps. Mars has seasons like Earth but they are much longer. Mars has the largest canyon in the solar system called the Valles Marineris. It never rains on Mars because of its thin atmosphere. Mars has no oceans but it does have water. The weather on mars is cold and dry.

Mars Monopoly Game

Instructions on how to play Mars Monopoly

To play Mars Monopoly, you will need the board below, two dice, and action figures to move around the board.

This game can be played with 2 or more players.

The first player starts by rolling the dice and going to the space you are supposed to go to.

The second player then rolls the dice and goes to the right space on the board.

The player with the highest points wins the game.


Have fun playing Mars Monopoly!

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