Teacher Guide

The Martian Chronicles Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1:

For the first reading section, students go online to familiarize themselves with the paintings of Maxfield Parrish, which the Third Expedition found on Mars in the "human" homes there.

Day 2:

Students use online sources to gather information on removal and conquest of native peoples.

Students also may use online sources to collect information about a researched essay on one particular genocide.

Day 3:

Students use the Internet to compare the atmospheric oxygen levels on Mars and Earth, as well as the potential for trees on Mars to increase that planet's oxygen level.

Day 5:

Students view online videos to asses and evaluate new technologies that might be used in the homes of the...

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