Planet Mars: Fact-Finding Activity

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Research and provide short answers


Look at the fact pages on Mars and Earth. Then answer the following questions:

  1. How long (in years and days) is one Earth year on Mars?

  2. If you weigh 85 pounds on Earth, how much do you weigh on Mars? Calculate again assuming you weigh 135 pounds.

  3. Mars appears red from space, while Earth appears blue. Why?

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