Life on Mars


Duration: 60 minutos

Grades: 4-8, 9-12

Subjects: Astronomy, Finance, Physics, Geography

On air

Program Description

Did some form of life ever occur on the “red planet?” Examine the controversial theory that life once existed on Mars, first presented by NASA scientists to the public on August 7, 1996. Discover how meteorite ALH-84001 made its way from Mars to Earth, and meet the scientists who worked in secrecy researching their ground-breaking theory. This program also explores the public’s fascination with Mars. Using film clips and press reports, the documentary presents both Hollywood’s version of Mars and scientific reality.