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Investigation Backpack 04 appeared in The Oregon Mathematics Teacher January 2008 (www.octm.org/TOMT.html). The universe beckons. Gaia's children are ready to move outward, to explore and build communities in near space, the solar system, and beyond. Explorers and community builders will venture forth, while others remain as the crew of Starship Gaia. – Laran Stardrake All aboard for episode #4 of Investigation Backpack, in which we suggest a far-out investigation. Mission to Mars intertwingles math, science, social studies, and other disciplines. For instructional stuff about Mission to Mars: Go to www.curriki.org and search for mars. Go to www.pacifier.com/~octm/TOMT/InvBack.html. This resource is part of the Investigation Backpack collection.


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Social Studies > General

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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

Curriki Review System
June 30, 2009
This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of the larger resource Investigation Backpack, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn…

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