Mars

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk around on Mars? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby share all they know about our favorite red planet. You’ll learn why Mars really is red, and why it’s the planet most like our very own Earth. You can also meet the two moons of Mars and find out where they came from. Want to know about Martians? You’ll discover what we know about water and life on Mars, as well as whether humans could ever survive there. Enjoy your Martian journey!
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